Brassica juncea

Red Carpet Mustard Greens

Days to Maturity: 21 days baby, 45 full size

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Note: High Mowing ensures all seed lots of this variety are independently tested for the diseases black rot (Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris) and black leg (Leptosphaeria maculans, anamorph Phoma lingam). Only seed lots that test negative for black rot and black leg are released for sale.

Green stems and red leaves, a refreshing, mildly spiced mustard green with beautiful, plume-edged foliage.

Excellent variety for microgreen, babyleaf and mature leaf production as the red coloring is exhibited prominently at all stages of growth. The mild flavor allows it to be included in salads and in other raw preparations, imparting a sweetness and moderate spice. The delicate appearance of the leaves is protected by the sturdy growth habit of the plants. From our partners at CN Seeds. A portion of the sales of this variety is paid to the breeder - learn more here. 20,000 seeds/oz.

  • Essential salad leaf
  • Deep red color
  • Mild spicy flavor
  • BR
  • Open-Pollinated
16.2-18.7M (17.4M avg) seeds/oz, 260-300M (280M avg) seeds/lb. M=1,000. 1/32 oz approx. 525 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. Full size, thin to 8-12". Transplants: 8-16" apart in rows 12-18" apart.

Cultural 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”.


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.

16M seeds/oz. M=1,000

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