Mustard 'Mizuna' Seeds

Bright green, serrated leaves of Japanese mustard add welcome pizzazz to gourmet salads.

Availability: In stock

$2.50

Details

This Japanese mustard, reputedly Indian in origin, has a mild, slightly peppery taste. The heirloom's leaves add pizzazz to gourmet mixed-green salads, and are delicious sautéed or stir-fried. Bright green and heavily serrated, the leaves have a picturesque feathery look that adds interest to the garden bed. Heat-tolerant.

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 12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
Plant Spacing 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Bright Yellow
Bloom Time Late Summer/Early Fall
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
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 30-40
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall, 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