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Japanese Mizuna Mustard Greens Seeds

$3.25

Japanese Mizuna Mustard Greens Seeds

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Brassica rapa Japonica group

Item #V-2312 | 500 Seeds |

 

 

A staple item for salad mix or use as a bunched green. Deeply serrated medium-dark green leaves on long white pencil- thin stalks. Vigorous and prolific for extended harvests. Slow to bolt; cold tolerant. Mild mustard flavor. 

This is a very popular category for vegetables that was fairly non-existent 20 years ago. As consumer food preferences have evolved, so have the interest in leafy green varieties for salad mixes. This early maturing Japanese mustard, also known as kyona, has long slender stems and dark green, serrated leaves. Both cold and heat tolerant and slow to bolt, it is a vigorous green that branches prolifically. Suitable for harvesting at any stage, microgreens to mature plants. Cut-and-grow-again methods apply to this vegetable. Mizuna has become very popular as a salad green and is also delicious cooked. 500 seeds per package. 

 

Vegetable Garden – Tips on Growing Mizuna (Mustard) Greens From Seed

70-75 Days for Leaf Harvest
This is a staple item for salad mix or can be used as a bunched green. Deeply serrated medium-dark green leaves on long white pencil- thin stalks. Vigorous and prolific for extended harvests. Slow to bolt; cold tolerant. Mild mustard flavor.

I can certainly say how valuable this addition is to any vegetable garden. They are easy to grow, nutritious, flavorful and surprisingly hardy. They can transform vegetable gardening from the normal to a new addition.

DIRECT SOW

 

 

  • From early spring, when the soil can be worked, direct sow the Mizuna seeds 1" apart, with a seed depth of ¼”.
  • Germination Soil Temperature: 40-55ºF (4-13º)C.
  • Germination period is 6-10 days.
  • Sow indoors: Late fall through early spring.
  • Harvest tender young leaves, as older leaves have a very sharp taste.

GROWING

 

 

  • pH range of 6.1-7.0
  • Growing soil temperature of 50-65ºF (10-18º)C.
  • Watering: Moderate and even.
  • Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade,

NUTRIENT REQUIREMENTS: N=LOW, P= LOW, K=LOW.

 

ROTATION CONSIDERATIONS:

 

 

  • Avoid following plants from the Cabbage family.
  • Good Companions: Bush bean, beet, carrot, celery, cucumber, dill, lettuce, mint, nasturtium, onion family, potato, rosemary, spinach and thyme.
  • Bad Companions: Pole bean and strawberry.

GARDEN HINTS:

 

 

All Greens grows well under a wide variety of conditions. Prefers full sun, and grows best in cool weather, with a regular watering schedule. and grows 3-4' tall.

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