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Hairy Bittercress in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Cardamine hirsuta

 

Hairy Bittercress

Cardamine hirsuta is an annual growing to 0.3m tall. It is not frost tender. It is in flower from early spring to mid-summer and the seeds ripen in early autumn. It grows best in moist soil, close to water.

 
plant Features
  • Hairy Bittercress likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Hairy Bittercress likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

  • Hairy Bittercress is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Hairy Bittercress likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Hairy Bittercress

Latin name

Cardamine hirsuta

type

Annual

family

Brassicaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Hairy Bittercress likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Hairy Bittercress is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Hairy Bittercress likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Hairy Bittercress likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Hairy Bittercress is 0.40meters x 0.30meters 0.40 M 0.30 M

Cardamine hirsuta

Cardamine hirsuta is an annual growing to 0.3m tall. It is not frost tender. It is in flower from early spring to mid-summer and the seeds ripen in early autumn. It grows best in moist soil, close to water.


Flowering Season

From Early Spring TO Early Summer

Flowers appear from early spring through to early summer.

 

Planting

From Late Winter TO Late Spring

Plants can be divided and planted from late winter to late spring.

 
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