'Cresson de Fontaine Amelorie' is a Watercress variety in the Nasturtium genus with a scientific name of Nasturtium officinale. Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Anti-flash white. The blooms display an average of 4 petals.
Rapidly growing aquatic or semi-aquatic perennial plant native to Europe and Asia.1This variety is a Vegetable that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more.
France is believed to be where Cresson de Fontaine Amelorie originates from.
Cresson de Fontaine Amelorie Watercress needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.
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Water should be slightly alkaline.Try to plant in a location that enjoys dappled sun and remember to water very often. Keep in mind when planting that Cresson de Fontaine Amelorie is thought of as half hardy, so it will require protection in frosts and low temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Cresson de Fontaine Amelorie are Zone 5 and Zone 12.
This is one of the oldest know leaf vegetables consumed by humans.1