Red Giant Mustard - Multi-purpose, microgreens,Ornamental filler in the flower bed and also as an edible vegetable.

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Red Giants  Mustard - Very versatile
Brassica juncea - Avg. 14,300 seeds/oz. Packet: 250 seeds.
Glossy purple red foliage for desirable contrast in container or garden, grows 12" tall.Very versatile, Red Giant Mustard can be used as an Ornamental filler in the flower bed and also as an edible vegetable.

This vigorous growing broad leaf Japanese mustard is known for its mustard pungency and excellent for cooking and pickling. Large savoy leaves are deep purplish red with green mid ribs.
  • Cool season annual
  • Maturity: Approx. 40-50 days
  • Planting season: Early spring or late summer/early fall

Harvest at any stage, micro-greens to baby leaf for salads and sandwiches, as well as flowers and seed pods. Mature leaves are excellent for pickling, cooking and juicing.

Quick and easy to grow. , Mustard has large striking purple colored leaves making it useful for garnishing. An interesting addition to mesclun salad mixes. If the flavour doesn't take your fancy add some drama to your garden with this fast growing plant that will serve as a great filler with interesting color.
Sow from early spring to late summer. For bunching, sow 1/4- 1/2" deep in a 2" wide band with 15 seeds/ft., rows 18-24" apart. Cut when greens reach full-size (12-18"). For baby-leaf, sow 1/4- 1/2" deep in a 2-4" wide band sow 60 seeds/ft. Cut entire plants at 3-6".

Cultivation: Mustards grow best in mild, cool climates. Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in early to late spring or late summer to early fall. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Plant every 2 weeks for continuous harvest. Bolting will occur when temperatures and day length increase. Rotate crop at least every 3 years.

 

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