With more deeply cut leaves than regular Mizuna, this attractive purple variety adds color and texture to baby leaf mixes. One in four plants has deep purple leaves and stems, while the remaining 75% are green with purple veining. Color deepens with age. Mild flavor.
Cool season annual
Approx. 700-1000 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. 20-25 days to baby leaf, 40-55 days to maturity
Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in spring after danger of all frost 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 20-30 days for baby mustard greens.
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Excellent addition to baby leaf salad mix. Use for tsukemono (pickling).
Kitazawa Seed Company 201 4th Street, #206 Oakland, CA 94607