This popular, tasty mustard green is easy and quick to grow. Shiny, green, broad leaves have light green leaf stalks. A vigorous growing, semi-heading plant that is one of the main types of Chinese mustard grown. Pungency increases with maturity.
- Cool season annual
- Approx. 2000-2500 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
- Maturity: Approx. 40-60 days
- Planting season: Spring/late summer/early fall
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Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in spring or late summer/early fall in a sunny location. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Plant every 2 weeks for continuous harvest. The flavor is best when grown briskly so plant in fertile soil and keep well watered. Start harvesting at 3" tall for baby mustard greens. Thin to 10" apart for mature heads. May bolt as temperatures and day lengths increase. Harvest florets as they are tender and delicious too.
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Suitable for salads, soups, stir-fries or pickles. Rich source of vitamins A, B6, C, riboflavin and iron.