Wrinkled Crinkled Crumpled Cress Specialty Green - Organic


Wrinkled Crinkled Crumpled Cress Specialty Green - Organic

Lepidium sativum
(30 days) Open-pollinated.

Salad green that will impress.
Mix some lettuce, add some dress.
Stir it up, sit down and fress.
Banish cares and summer stress.

With a designer’s eye, a discerning palate, and a breeder’s deft touch, Frank Morton crossed Persian and curled cresses to create a gene pool, from which he selected Wrinkled Crinkled. Broad leaves are extremely ruffled and wrinkled along the margins and savoyed in the middle. A fluffy spicy addition to your salad mix, imparting a tang, plus an irresistible sweetness. Can be bunched for market. OSSI. Independent Breeder.

3056 Wrinkled Crinkled Crumpled Cress - Organic
Item Discounted
A: 1/16oz for $2.50  
B: 1/8oz for $3.75  
C: 1/2oz for $6.50  
D: 1oz for $9.00  
E: 4oz for $23.00  
K: 1lb for $80.00  
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Additional Information


About 9,000-10,000 seeds/oz.

Cress is great for quick spicy microgreens. Also called Garden Cress to distinguish it from Watercress.


  • Days to maturity are from emergence after direct seeding.
  • All greens are open-pollinated except where noted.

    Culture: When to harvest greens? Research from trials conducted in England and Kenya showed looseleaf lettuce, red chard and arugula harvested in the evening had a longer shelf life than when picked in the morning.

Germination Testing

For the latest results of our germination tests, please see the germination page.