Organic Cress Seeds


Specially selected for growing cress microgreens. Peppery and tangy flavour, rich in vitamins A, C and K. Vibrant leaves and great for adding a spicy kick to dishes.

(6 customer reviews)
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Organic Cress Seed
Organic Cress Seeds £4.13£34.38

Organic Cress Seeds, specially selected for growing microgreens.

  • High in vitamins A, C and K
  • Specially cultivated for growing microgreens
  • Easy to grow, ready in 5-7 days
  • 100% Organic – Soil Association Certified
  • Lab tested & high germination guaranteed
  • GMO Free

Cress microgreens are a classic and versatile choice, known for their distinctive peppery and tangy flavour. These tiny greens are a nutritional powerhouse, rich in vitamins A, C and K making them an excellent addition to a health-conscious diet. With their quick growth cycle and easy cultivation, Cress microgreens are perfect for beginners. Their vibrant green leaves add not only a spicy kick to dishes but also a visually appealing touch.

Cress has a lovely spicy, peppery flavour, similar to Watercress. A mucilaginous seed –  it needs to be grown like a microgreen rather than using traditional sprouting methods.

Country of Origin: Italy
Botanical Name: Lepidium sativum
Packaged in the UK in resealable pouch
Shelf-life: 6 months minimum
Taste: Peppery and tangy

Collections: Microgreen Seeds

6 reviews for Organic Cress Seeds

  1. s.wallace1 (Verified Buyer)

    Good quality cress seeds which are super easy to grow. They have a lovely peppery taste and are great in sandwiches and salads. I use to buy sprouted cress in the supermarket until I read, they are mixed with rape seeds. So much cheaper to grow your own and more satisfying too.

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Growing Instructions

How to Grow Cress Microgreens

  1. Soak the seeds for a couple of hours in water.
  2. Spread the soaked seeds evenly on a wet paper towel or a growing mat.
  3. Place the seeds in a tray and cover with a lid or another tray to create darkness.
  4. Keep the seeds moist by spraying water daily.
  5. Remove the cover after seeds have germinated, usually in 2-3 days.
  6. Place the tray in a well-lit area but avoid direct sunlight.
  7. Harvest the microgreens when they are about 2 inches tall, typically in 5-7 days.

Tips: Cress microgreens do not require soil to grow and can thrive on a paper towel or growing mat. Ensure consistent moisture for the best growth.


  1. What does Cress taste like?
    Cress has a distinctive peppery and tangy flavor.
  2. How quickly can I harvest Cress microgreens?
    They are typically ready to harvest in just 5-7 days.
  3. Can Cress microgreens be grown without soil?
    Yes, they can be easily grown on a paper towel or growing mat.
  4. What are the health benefits of Cress microgreens?
    They are high in vitamins A, C and K.
  5. Have these seeds been tested for pathogens?
    Yes, they have been tested for salmonella, listeria, E. coli, and B. cereus.
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