Brassica juncea var rugosa
This is a heading mustard or wrapped heart mustard. In cold weather, this mustard forms a small head with a tightly wrapped core. The vigorous plants are high yielding and easy to grow. A tasty variety that is very popular in Taiwan and southern China.
- Cool season annual
- Approx. 1000-1500 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.)
- 350,000 seed count per pound.
- Maturity: Approx. 55 days
- Planting season: 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: Heading mustard requires cool temperature for heads to form. Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in late summer/early fall. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. The flavor is best when grown briskly so plant in fertile soil and keep well watered.
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: This variety is prized for pickling. Use in stir-fry and soup.