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Lebanese Cress
Aethionema cordifolium - Lebanese Cress
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A very adaptable semi-aquatic spreading evergreen herb which has green, celery-like, edible leaves. Ideal for full sun and part shade as a ground cover, around and in ponds to a depth between 5cm-15cm and in pots. Leaves used in salads, as a garnish or in soups. This fern-like herb does have a tendency to spread and is best grown in pots to keep it in control.

Size — 125mm
Growth Width — 40cm
Growth Height — 25cm
Frost Tolerant
Light Requirements — Full sun, Morning Sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Clay soil
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Planting Advice

Incorporate planting compost such as Active 8, 50:50 with existing soil at time of planting, and water with Harvest once a week for the first 6 weeks. Keep well mulched.

Watering needs

Keep soil moist at all times.

Pruning Advice

Remove damaged or yellowing leaves as they occur.

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