This vigorous growing broad leaf Japanese mustard is known for its mustard pungency and excellent for cooking and pickling. Large savoy leaves are deep purplish red with green mid ribs.
1 LB OR LESS IS OUR JAPAN SELECTION OF RED GIANT.
10 LBS OR GREATER IS OUR US PRODUCTION OF RED GIANT.
- Cool season annual
- Approx. 1400-1500 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.)
- 278,000 seed count per pound.
- Maturity: Approx. 10-15 days for microgreens; 40-50 days full maturity
- Planting season: Early-late spring or late summer-early fall
For quantities greater than 500 lbs, or for special requests such as seed treatment, ask us for a price quote on this variety.
Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in early/late 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: Harvest at any stage, micro-greens to baby leaf for salads and sandwiches, as well as flowers and seed pods. Mature leaves are excellent for pickling, cooking and juicing.