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Land Cress 'Upland'

Land Cress 'Upland'

Seed Packet

Regular price $3.95 Sale


Dead end trap for White Cabbage Moths who can’t resist laying their eggs on the leaves. When the eggs hatch, the caterpillars eat the cress leaves and are killed straight away, long before they have a chance to munch on your brassica crops! Land Cress has a strong peppery flavour and will grow all year round.

We now grow this in our nursery in pots which are placed near any seedlings which the cabbage moth tends to fancy. Since trying this in Autumn 2017, we have had no problems with cabbage moths and rarely even see them fluttering about in the nursery.

For more information please see the Gardening Australia website (http://www.abc.net.au/gardening/factsheets/nans-cabbage-tip/9436166).

Barbarea verna
Seed Packet (100 Seeds approx.) 

Planting Information

Sow When: February - September
Height: 30cm
Spacing: 30cm
Position: Full sun
Harvest: 50+ days

 

 

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