Brassica rapa Japonica group
This early maturing Japanese mustard, also known as kyona, has long slender stems and dark green, serrated leaves. Both cold and heat tolerant and slow to bolt, it is a vigorous green that branches prolifically. Suitable for harvesting at any stage, microgreen to mature plants. Cut-and-grow-again methods apply to this vegetable. Mizuna has become very popular as a salad green and is also delicious cooked.
- Cool season annual
- Approx. 1780-1880 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. 40-50 days
- Planting season: Late spring to early summer or fall
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Cultivation: Prefers mild and cool temperatures. Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in spring/summer after last frost or late summer/early fall. Avoid hot summer planting for best results. Sow every 2 weeks for continuous harvest. Keeping soil moist is crucial. Fertilize as needed.
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Excellent for sukiyaki, shabu shabu, yosenabe, ohitashi, hariharinabe, pickling and salads.