Giant Red Mustard Oriental Greens Seeds (Oriental Type) 2580

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Giant Red Mustard Oriental Greens Seeds (Oriental Type) 2580. Large savoyed leaves of deep purplish-red with white mid-ribs. Thick, tender leaves have mustard pungency and are an excellent addition to mesclun mixes or when combined with chicken dishes. Tolerant of cool weather in spring and fall. Plants can reach 60 cm (24") in height.

How to Grow

350 seed/gram. In a sunny area with moist, fertile well drained soil, sow seeds in successive crops every two weeks from late April to early June and again from late August through to mid September as long as weather is cool. Sow seed 1.25 cm (1/2") deep and 2.5 cm (1") apart in rows spaced 45-60 cm (18-24") apart. Thin plants to 20-25 cm (8-10") apart in the row.



Additional information

WEIGHT N/A
DIMENSIONS N/A
LIFECYCLE

Annual

PROPAGATION

Sow Direct Every Two Weeks as Long As Weather Is Cool

DAYS TO EMERGENCE

45 days

LIGHT

Full Sun to Partial Sun

GROWTH HABIT

Bushy

FROST TOLERANCE

Can Withstand Light Frost

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY

Easy

HERITAGE

Open Pollinated

FAMILY NAME

Brassicaceae

LATIN

Brassica rapa

SUGGESTED USES

An edible ornamental suitable for large containers as well as in the garden, Component of mixed salads, used in pickling or for juicing, Often used with chicken dishes.

 

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