Rorippa nasturtium aquaticum Water cress

Rorippa nasturtium aquaticum Water cress

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Description

Dark green foliage with small white flowers. Commonly called watercress it is one of the oldest known leaf vegetables. It should only be eaten if grown in a known clean water source.

Repotting or planting

9cm marginal plants require potting into a larger mesh basket. Place in a pond no deeper than 1/3 maximum recommended planting depth to allow the plants to establish. 1ltr marginal plants do not require repotting, place in pond no deeper than 1/2 maximum recommended planting depth to allow the plants to establish. 3ltr and 5ltr plants do not require repotting, as they are larger more established plants they can be placed up to the maximum recommended depth. There is no need to remove the mesh basket.

Care instructions

This plant will continue to grow through mild winters. It can be cut back vigorously at any time to tidy.

Colour

White

Growth rate

Fast

Flowers

May  – Aug

Sun/shade

Full sun – Part Shade

Native

Season

Spring,Summer,

Measurements in centimetres

Height Min –Max

15-60

Depth Min-Max

0-10

PLANT TYPE

Marginal

FLOWER COLOUR

White

SUN/SHADE

Full sun to part shade

NATIVE

Native

SEASON

Spring, Summer, Autumn

HEIGHT MIN

15

HEIGHT MAX

60

DEPTH MIN

0

DEPTH MAX

10

SPREAD MIN

0

SPREAD MAX

0

FLOWER TIME

May to Aug

POT SIZE

1 Litre, 3 x 1 Litre, 3 x 9cm, 9cm