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Q.Watercress Care

Zone Bothell, Washington 98911 | Anonymous added on June 28, 2024 | Answered

I have watercress potted, kept watered, partial shade. Am I supposed to “deadhead” them or cut off blooms as they appear?

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Answered on June 30, 2024

Yes, once they bloom, the flavor is diminished. You can prune the leaves to encourage fullness. Start harvesting three weeks after they emerge. Here is more:



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