|9 per sqft||Spring, Fall||4-6hrs+|
Mustard Greens are a great addition to any container garden and to your kitchen! It comes in many different colours and are hot/zesty when raw. Mustard isn’t too bothered by pests or diseases.
How do I Grow Mustard Greens?
Direct sow mustard seeds in the early spring. Succession plant every 2-3 weeks until late spring, for a continuous harvest. Skip summer plantings because they don’t grow well in warm weather, then resume planting in the fall.
1 cup: Vitamin A (116%), Vitamin C (65%), Vitamin K (348%), Folate (26%), Manganese (13%)
Harvest mustard when plant has formed a rosette of leaves and from that point on pick leaves when they reach 3-4 inches tall. If you want to harvest the whole plant, wait until the plant is 6 inches tall.
Preparing and using
Use mustard greens like you would any other salad green. They add a nice tang to salads or stirfry's!
Helpful Tips and Tricks
They are quick to bolt, try heavy mulch and a shade cover if the weather gets really hot and dry.