Mustard 'Southern Giant Curled' Seeds

All-America winner and long-time Southern favorite with mild, mustardy flavor.

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$2.50

Details

An All-America winner in 1935, this heirloom Is a long-time Southern favorite. With crumpled, frilled edges, the bright green leaves impart a mild, mustardy flavor. Served raw, the young leaves are tasty in salads—they're also delicious lightly stir-fried or sautéed. Superb candidate for freezing or canning. Cold-resistant and slow to bolt, the large, upright and vigorous plants spread to 18-24". Harvest young leaves in about 50 days, more mature leaves in about 70.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Brassica juncea
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 5 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/2 in.
When to Sow Indoors 1-2 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past, Early Spring
Growing Height 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Plant Spacing 3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Days to Harvest 50-60
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds, Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Seeds Per Pack 200