Mustard Mizuna Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Mustard Mizuna Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Brassica rapa nipposinica

Item #3047

30-50 days. A graceful plant in flower beds and also a tender, mildly spicy mustard green that is ready to harvest in as little as 3 weeks. Withstands heat longer than lettuce without bolting. Beautiful and prolific branching plant will germinate under cold and wet spring conditions. Use fresh in salads, steam, or stir-fry. Does not have the pungency of common or Chinese mustards.

This packet sows three 10-foot rows.

Days to Emerge:
5-10 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of 4 seeds every 10"

Row Spacing:
18" (10" as bedding plant)

when 1" tall, thin to 1 every 10"

When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost, or as soon as soil can be worked. Successive Sowings: Every 3 weeks until early fall for continuous harvest. The advantage of late summer sowings is that the best mustard flavor occurs after light fall frosts. Mild climates: Can be sown in late fall through winter for winter-early spring harvest.

When to start inside: Not recommended.

Harvesting: You may start harvesting leaves when they are 2" tall, as needed, or let plant grow to maturity and remove entire plant. Spring harvest should be complete before summer heat arrives. Late summer crops will last until the first hard freeze.

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