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Florida Broadleaf Mustard Seeds

Heirloom

#0265
This packet sows up to 133 feet.
5 out of 5 stars
(4 reviews)
Availability: In Stock
Florida Broadleaf' can't be beat—flavor and productivity have made it a long-time favorite of Southern gardeners and cooks. Gardeners everywhere can grow and enjoy these healthful, delicious greens. Small leaves can be harvested for baby greens and added fresh to salads. Large leaves can be prepared a variety of ways.
$1.99 2 grams (~800 seeds)

Botanical Name: Brassica juncea

Days to Maturity: 45–60 days

Family: Brassicaceae

Native: Widespread, probably Asia

Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual

Plant Dimensions: 16"–22" tall

Variety Information: Large, dark green oval leaves with serrated edges up to 10" long, and 8" wide

Attributes: Good for Containers

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date, when soil temperature is at least 40°F, ideally 60°–75°F. Successive Sowings: Every 3 weeks until 10 to 12 weeks before your average first fall frost date for continuous harvest. Mild Climates: Sow in late fall through winter for cool–season harvest.

When to Start Inside: Not recommended; transplant stress can cause plants to bolt (prematurely flower).

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days

Seed Depth: ¼"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 4" – 6"

Row Spacing: 12"–18"

Thinning: When 3" tall, thin to 1 every 4" – 6"

Harvesting: Harvest in the morning if possible. You may start harvesting leaves when they are 2" tall, as needed; remove no more than 1/3 of the plant if regrowth is desired, or let plant grow to maturity and harvest entire plant. Late summer crops will last until the first hard freeze.

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Florida Broadleaf Mustard Seeds Reviews

4 reviews

Yummy

5 out of 5 stars Jul 15, 2020
These grew really well in SE Louisiana in the fall through spring. We had more than we could eat, new leaves replaced the ones we cut super quickly. Grew well in shady part of the garden, and the plants did not bolt until late February (which is the end of spring here). Good mustard flavor but also mild in texture.
Quynh from LA

good quality seeds

5 out of 5 stars Mar 1, 2021
seed packet was nice and sealed, the seeds themselves had a reliable germination rate, grew well with very few problems. Would recommend to others.
anonymous from AL

Florida Broadleaf Mustards

5 out of 5 stars Jun 18, 2022
We'd have work hard to screw up mustards. I directly sowed the seeds in early winter when it was still quite warm in Tallahassee. We had 99% germination. The plants lasted well into May.
Fred from FL

VERY Productive and ABSOLUTELY Delicious

5 out of 5 stars Jul 10, 2022
Don't overthink it, just buy these seeds and thank me later! The seeds germinated very quickly here in my Zone 8A garden and grew to an aw-inspiring size! Some of the leaves measured more than 10 inches wide with a height of over 18 inches. I allowed them to regrow after harvesting the outer leaves and that was the best way to go in my humble opinion. The taste was phenomenal and this variety will be a staple item in my garden for years to come.
Calvin from TX
Owner Response: Hi Calvin, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! These are one of our favorites as well. We're glad you are enjoying this variety.

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