mustard and cress



  • Seeds of mustard and cress laid thickly on a water saturated substrate and root support, allowed to grow to the two-leaf stage and a height of 5 to 7 cm and sold in this form for cutting to use as a garnish. The mustard is sown 2 days after the cress so that both are of equal height.


  • noun seedlings of white mustard and garden cress plants, usually sold growing in small plastic boxes, used in salads and as a garnish.