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Mustard Seeds - Southern Giant

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  • Category: Vegetable
  • Type: Mustard
  • Variety: Southern Giant Curled
  • Family: Brassica Juncea
  • Botanical Name: Brassica Juncea var. Folisa
  • Hardiness Zones: 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
  • Growing Difficulty: 4
  • Soil PH: 5.5 – 6.8
  • Fertilizer Requirements: 10-20-10
  • Soil Type: Rich, Moist, Well-Draining
  • Germination (days): 10 to 21
  • Soil Temp for Germination: 60 -85°F
  • Lighting Conditions: FULL SUN/ Partial Shade
  • Days to Maturity: 40 – 55
  • Planting Depth: 1/4”
  • Distance Apart (in row): 4-8”
  • Row Spacing: 10-16"

 

Sowing Instructions

4 WEEKS BEFORE LAST FROST

Starting Indoors

ANYTIME DEPENDING ON USE – Early Spring or Late Summer

Growing Tips

Mustard is a cool weather crop and the nutritious leaves are improved by cold weather and light frost.

Culinary Uses

Mustard is known as a winter vegetable is much like Kale and resembles headless cabbage. Cool weather produces a tastier leaf. The entire plant can be used in cooking and can be eaten raw. Mustard has a horseradish flavor. Young leaves and flowers are great in salads and larger leaves are used in stir fries, soup, and stews.

Harvesting Crops

To harvest simply snap off the out leaves with fingers or shears leaving the growing point intact. Picking this way allows the plant to produce subsequent flushes of leaves. This extends the harvest for many weeks.

Harvesting Seed

Cut the stalk below the seed pods and place in a paper bag. Set in a warm place for a few weeks. When the stalks have dried and pods begin to spit, the seeds can be extracted and ready to are ready to be placed in storage.

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Mustard Seeds - Southern Giant

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