Brassica rapa

Komatsuna Asian Greens

Days to Maturity: 21 days baby - 40 full size

SKU
2489
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Starting at: As low as $2.95
Note: OUR QUALITY ASSURANCE: High Mowing's Quality Control team ensures all seed lots of this variety are independently tested for the diseases black rot (Xanthomonas campestris pv. Campestris) and black leg (Phoma lingam). Only seed lots that are found to be free of black rot and black leg are released for sale. No diseased seed will be sold.

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.

Versatile

  • Heat tolerant

11.25-15M (13.1M avg) seeds/oz, 180-240M (210M avg) seeds/lb. M=1,000.  1/32 oz approx. 400 seeds. Direct seeding rate: Baby, 60 seeds/foot in a 2” band in rows 2-6” apart. Bunching, 15 seeds/foot in a 2” band 12-18” apart.

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 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.

SEED SPECS:
12M seeds/oz.  M=1,000

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