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Summer Fest, Hybrid

Brassica rapa var. perviridis


Summer Fest, Hybrid
Seed #129
This popular traditional Japanese komatsuna hybrid has glossy, thick dark green leaves and an upright growing habit. Summer Fest is an extra early komatsuna that is resistant to heat. It is especially suited for summer crop and high tolerance to multiple diseases. Tolerant to Downy Mildew and White Rust. Highly recommended for summer production.
  • Warm season annual
  • Approx. 400-450 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.)
  • 170,000-206,000 seed count per pound.
  • Maturity: Approx. 21 days in summer, 50-70 days in winter
  • Planting season: Late spring-early summer or late summer-early fall
Size Price Quantity  
Packet$4.00
0.25 Pound$46.50

For quantities greater than 500 lbs, or for special requests such as seed treatment, ask us for a price quote on this variety.

Cultivation: Prefers mild and cool temperatures. Prepare fertile, well drained soil. Sow seeds in late spring/early summer after last frost or late summer/early fall. Avoid hot summer planting for best results. Sow seeds every 2 weeks for continuous harvest. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Harvest leaves and young stems when plant is about 8" tall. (Summer Fest is recommended from March to October sowing. It may be suitable if the temperatures are similar, in the winter, as in sub-tropic areas but, it is not considered an all year round variety in general.
Germination
Temperature
Seed
Depth
Seed
Spacing
Thin
To
Row
Distance
68-77°F 1/2" 1" 4-6" 18-24"
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Use in soup, salad, pickling, stir-fry, ohitashi, sukiyaki, and yosenabe.
 
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