Brassica juncea

Ruby Streaks Mustard Greens

Days to Maturity: 20 days baby - 45 full size

SKU
2506
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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.

Deeply-lobed, lacy baby leaves with deep purple highlights.

Green leaves with purple veining add loft, spice and rosy elegance to any salad plate or stir-fry. Color is darkest when sown summer through fall. Mix with Golden Frill for a gorgeous display!

Essential salad leaf

  • Spicy flavor

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

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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