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MUSTARD RED

Brassica juncea

Mustard Red has a zesty peppery flavour which intensifies as the plant matures and the leaves develop a deep red hue. It is best harvested leaf by leaf when young and tender. More mature leaves have a hotter, stronger flavour. Harvest the outer leaves once they begin to darken in colour to ensure a continuing supply.

  • Growing Tip: Plant in rich, moist soil with good drainage.
  • Position: Full sun
  • Height / Spacing: 10-15cm apart
  • Lifespan: Annual
  • Harvest:: 3-6 weeks after planting
  • Planting Time:: All year
  • Use:: Harvest as baby leaves and add Mizuna Combo to create a gourmet salad. More mature leaves may be cooked in a range of dishes including stir fries.
  • Range: Code B Punnet




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