Komatsuna Asian Greens
Days to Maturity: 21 days baby - 40 full size
Starting at: As low as $3.55
Heat tolerant green with dark green, glossy leaves and white, juicy midribs.
Harvest at any stage and use in salads, as braising greens, boiled or pickled. Flavor grows stronger as plants mature. A turnip relative grown almost exclusively in Japan, Taiwan and Korea before its introduction to U.S. specialty markets. 12,500 seeds/oz.
- Heat tolerant
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”.
Most Asian Greens are moderately hardy annuals and can be sown from early spring through midsummer. Asian greens are in the same family as mustards but tend to have a mild flavor and lack the spiciness that many mustards are known for. Asian greens include an assortment of species that can be grown for baby leaf or full size crops.
12M seeds/oz. M=1,000