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Mizuna

Brassica juncea var. japonica

Japanese Mustard Greens

Quick growing serrated leaves that can be harvested continuesly as needed. Strong tasting leaves are often used to add interest to salads and sandwhiches. The usual green form is also available in a pretty redish variant - use them both!

Planning

Difficulty
Easy

Harvesting

Pick as needed!

Propagation

Seed
Sow the seeds in a sandy soil mixand transplant when about 5cm high.

Special features

Geography

Origin
East, Japan

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Wet
Soil type
Loam
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Half-Hardy

Uses

Edible
Leaves and flowers can be used fresh, stir-fried or cooked. Japanese love the leaves pickled!

Personality

Family
Brassicacaea
Flower colour
Yellow
Scent
Mild

Problems

Relative problem free.

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