Brassica juncea

Green Wave Mustard Greens

Days to Maturity: 21 days baby - 45 full size

SKU
2485
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Starting at: $2.95

Bright lime green, ruffled leaves add great contrast to salad mixes.

A reliable workhorse mustard, with beautiful color and spicy flavor that mellows when cooked. At baby stage leaves are flat with softly serrated edges. At full size, leaf margins become heavily serrated and frilly.

High yielding

  • Extremely slow to bolt
  • Medium spicy flavor

Cultural Info

PLANTING INFO:
Seed depth: ¼”. For baby leaf- Seeding rate: ~60 seeds/ft in a 2-4”; Row spacing: 2/3” between bands. Harvest when leaves are ~3” tall by cutting 1” from ground or pick individual leaves for cut and come again. For full size- Seeding rate: ~12 seeds/ft; Plant spacing: thin to 6”; Row spacing: 18”.

CULTURAL INFO:

Most Brassica greens are moderately hardy annuals that can be sown from early spring through midsummer. Commonly grown as baby leaf for salad mixes in the US, and also traditionally grown for full size leaves in ethnic cuisine or stir-fry and pickled. Light cooking dispels mustard heat to reveal a very sweet and full flavor. Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked. Sow every 3 weeks into fall for a continuous harvest. Harvest leaves as desired. Use floating row cover when planting to protect from flea beetles.

SEED SPECS:
16M seeds/oz. M=1,000

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