Mizuna Mustard Seeds

Organic, Heirloom

#3047
This packet sows up to 54 feet.
Availability: Out of Stock
A graceful plant in flower beds and containers, and also a tender, mildly spicy, Japanese mustard green that is milder than other mustards, and ready to harvest in as little as 3 weeks. Beautiful and prolific, and withstands heat longer than lettuce without bolting. Use fresh in salads, steam, or stir-fry. Seeds will germinate under cold and wet spring conditions.
$1.99 750 mg

Botanical Name: Brassica rapa subsp. nipposinica

Days to Maturity: 30–50 days

Family: Brassicaceae

Native: Probably Eurasia

Hardiness: Frost-tolerant annual

Plant Dimensions: Will grow 12" tall and wide, though typically harvested when smaller

Variety Information: Mustard leaves are mildly spicy and slightly peppery. Mizuna is a type of Japanese mustard. One plant can produce as many as 200 stems with thin, serrated leaves. It is prized as much for its ornamental value as its culinary value.

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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Mizuna Mustard Seeds Reviews

2 reviews
Wow! Highly recommend!
Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Oct 26, 2020
This mustard was incredible from spring through fall. I couldn't believe how big the plant was and how much of the lovely greens it produced (and how nice it tasted all season). It only bolted at the very end of the season (late Sept) and the bees delighted in the beautiful yellow flowers. I can't wait to grow it again, both for the mustard as well as for how much the pollinators loved its flowers.
Grace Wright from CO

The best all around green I have ever grown
Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Feb 28, 2021
Mizuna is easy to grow, and beautiful all season long. One of those plants you would grow for its beauty even if you couldn't eat it, but you can! The flavor is excellent deep greens flavor with a hint of spice, we add to salads and soups, love it sauteed. The best part is you plant it in spring and harvest all season. Even after it forms a flower spike in late summer the flavor stays good. I will always grow this plant for the rest of my life.
F from NY

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