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- Raw watercress tastes bright and fresh, though mature plants can become slightly bitter.
- Its somewhat peppery flavor is reminiscent of related vegetables, like mustard greens and wasabi.
- The leafy green loses some of its pungency when cooked.
- When taking stem cuttings, follow basic propagation instructions: Take a stem cutting from an existing plant or purchase a watercress bunch from the supermarket to use. Place the cut end of the stem in a glass or jar of water, allowing it to grow until roots generate and reach at least an inch long. Fill the container (s) with pre-moistened growing media of your choice.
- Watercress is a perennial vegetable that grows naturally along running waterways, thriving in both the sun and water. This leafy green does especially well in varying soil conditions, as long as the soils stay saturated with water. The leaves and shoots are cultivated for their culinary and remedy use
- Watercress has a bright, peppery flavor prized for salads and gently "wilted" preparations. It grows wild in streams in Northern America and Europe but is easily cultivated with the right irrigation
Watercress is a leafy green vegetable with a peppery, tangy, slightly bitter flavor, which is used in a number of culinary applications, both raw and cooked, but most commonly as a lettuce green. It's related to cabbage and mustard. Watercress or yellowcress is a species of aquatic flowering plant in the cabbage family Brassicaceae. Watercress is a rapidly growing, perennial plant native to Europe and Asia. It is one of the oldest known leaf vegetables consumed by humans. Watercress and many of its relatives, such as garden cress, mustard, radish, and wasabi, are noteworthy for their piquant flavors.