Watercress is a perennial aquatic plant with hollow stems found natively in Europe and Asia. It is perfect for growing in aspara hydroponic grower as the plant is already naturally aquatic and requires a slightly alkaline solution to grow in.
Some regions consider watercress as weed, some as aquatic vegetable or herbs. It can be served raw or cooked, on salads, with eggs, in a sandwich, boiled for soup, or even stir fried with garlic.
Sprout: 5-10 days
Harvest: 35 days
Seed from*: USA / Canada / UK / Netherlands
Watercress is rich in vitamin K, isothiocyanates and antioxidant that can improve bone health, protect against cancer, heart disease and high blood pressure. Watercress is also found to help lower cholesterol and improve heart health.
Watercress grows like herbs which can have branches harvested while the main plant keeps growing. Still, like other herbs, watercress has a life span of about 2-3 months.
Seed Kit Available :
Seed Kit Original with Pre-seeded Capsules (8 capsules and nutrient packs)
* We source seeds from different origins.