This is a Japanese mustard green that has a dandelion like edged leaf. This leafy green has a sweet and light earthy flavor. This leafy green adds a perfect touch of flavor to a variety of salads. This green is also great for soups and stir-fries.
How to Grow Mizuna Mustard
- Latin Name: Brassica
- Days to Maturity: 25-30
- Hardiness Zone: 3-7
- Soil: well drained, with rich organic matter
- Temperature: Cooler
- Light Preference: Full sun/ tolerant to some shade
- Depth: 1/4 "
- Plant Space: 2"
- Row Spacing: 18-24"
- Pests/disease: Flea beetles
- Seed Count:
- 1oz- Approximately 12,000 seeds
- 4oz- Approximately 48,000 seeds
- 1lb- Approximately 192,000 seeds
It is best to plant late summer to early fall to receive the best and fastest germination. Mizuna thrives well in both a green house or garden setting. This mustard is one of the few leafy greens that does not require any thinning during its maturation. Sow every two weeks for a continuous harvest after planting. Cut and grow methods do apply to this plant, it is the planters choice.