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Red Giant Mustard

Red Giant Mustard Seeds

Tangy, giant-leaved

Brassica juncea
Upright and deeply hued.
Robust and beautiful. Deep purple leaves are thin and very soft when steamed or sautéed. Extremely easy to grow and fast. Stays more mild flavored in cool weather.
Product ID# AS0012

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Quick Facts
Days to Germination 4 to 10 days
Days to Maturity 45 days
Planting Depth ¼ to ½ inch
Spacing in Row 3 to 6 inches
Spacing Between Rows 12 inches
Height at Maturity 12 to 18 inches
Width at Maturity 8 inches
Detailed Product Info

Mustards are underappreciated in the garden. This Asian variety is robust and beautiful. Its leaves are green with a deep purple hue, thin and very soft when steamed or sauteed. Its slight bite adds a pleasant tangy ring to any meal, complementing grains beautifully. Extremely easy to grow--and fast! Stays more mild flavored in cool weather; does quite well into late fall.

Growing Instructions

Sow under protection 4-6 weeks before last frost, thin to 1" for baby or 12-18" for mature leaves; or, transplant 12" apart 3 weeks before last frost. Fall crops are most successful: sow July-August. Spring-sown crops must be harvested young to beat bolting; they also may need row cover to protect against flea beetle damage. All Asian mustards will overwinter with protection and give delicious greens through January, at least.

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