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Mustard Greens - Southern Giant Curled - Brassica juncea
Hardy Annual Large wide long oval bright green leaves, curled and fringed on the edges, slow to bolt. Upright, vigorous hardy plants with a mild mustardy flavor. Cold resistant and slow to bolt, it's ideal for the home garden or market production. Also called Southern Curled.
Soil & Water: Mustard greens prefers rich, fertile soil with a pH of 6.0-7.5 and plenty of added organic matter. The plants need regular, even moisture to avoid bitterness.
Planting & Growing: Start seeds indoors and transplant out before the frost, or sow seeds directly a few weeks before the last frost. Mustard is very cold tolerant.
Harvesting & Storage: Begin harvesting individual leaves after the center rosette has begun to develop. You can begin harvesting at 6" by picking outside leaves. Mustard greens are slow to bolt and are winter hardy.
Did You Know? Mustard greens contain large amounts of beta-carotene and vitamins A and C.
Soil Temperature: 60-70F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 4-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 12"-24"
Days To Maturity: 40-65 Days
Sun/Shade: Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 6"-15"
Approx Seeds per 1/4 lb: 41,800 Seeds
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