Giant Red Mustard
Giant Red Mustard MU4-100

Giant Red Mustard

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SKU MU4-500
$3.00 $2.75
Availability: In Stock
Country Of Origin: Japan Japan
Planting Instructions
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40 days. Brassica juncea. Open Pollinated. Giant Red Mustard. This early maturing plant produces good yields of purplish red mustard leaves. The plant has large thick and tender leaves. They are very flavorful with a spicy taste. They have purple red leaves on the top and light green underneath. Used in salads or cooked. Great in salads, steamed or stir-fried. Makes fine pickled mustard greens. Slow to bolt. Color intensifies in cooler temperatures. Very winter hardy. An excellent choice for home gardens. A variety from Japan.

Lot No: 230122

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 04/24

Seeds Per Pound: 24,000

Plant Height: 18 to 24” Tall

Planting Season: Spring/Fall

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun/Partial Shade

Planting Method: Direct Sow

Mustard Greens
Brassica juncea

Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1/4 to 1/2"55 F to 70 F 5 to 8 daysPartial Shade/Full Sun Spring/Fall
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A 1"18 - 24" 6"35 - 65 days
Mustard Greens Seed Planting Information:

Mustard Greens is also called Mustard and Mustard Spinach, and is a Southern green. It has a stronger taste than Spinach and Swiss Chard. You can harvest Mustard Greens in the fall and spring in the South, as it is a cool weather crop. Mustard Greens is a hardy plant, but it does not do well in very hot weather. You can have successive plantings throughout the year. Mustard Greens seeds are usually planted directly in the garden. For spring planting, plant seeds 30 days before the last frost, and 70 days before the first autumn frost for a fall crop. Plants can grow 18 - 24" tall.

Soil Requirements:

Requires fertile soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Keep soil consistently moist. Water well during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Apply Miracle Gro periodically.

Harvest Tips:

You can cut leaves as you need them if you want the plant to produce more leaves, or you can cut the entire plant at ground level.

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