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19202G

Wild Garden Mild Mustard Mix (45 Days)

A wonderfully diverse blend of colors and textures. Use fresh, young leaves to enhance salads and mellow the zestier mature leaves by stir-frying, wilting, or steaming. Either way these greens are packed full of healthy nutrients. Grow for spring and fall crops.

500 seeds

PLANTING

Brassica juncea

Germination: 4-10 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-75ºF. 

Seed Sowing Depth: ¼" deep

Sowing Indoors:  Start 3-4 weeks before planting outsideSow 2-3 seeds per cell/pot, thinning to one per cell/pot. Provide 60-70ºF soil temperatures. Transplant 12” apart. 

Sowing Outdoors:  Starting in spring when soil temperature reaches at least 55-60ºF, into late summer. Sow 1-3” apart, thin to 12”, for mature leaves. Sow 1/2-1" apart for baby greens. Sow every 3 weeks for a continuous harvest. 

How much does a packet plant: 30 foot single row for mature greens, 6-8 feet for baby greens

Harvest: Mature greens- cut at 12-18", Baby greens - cut at 3-6"

Tips: Plant in fertile, well drained soil. Work in compost or well rotted manure into your soil before planting. Provide adequate, even moisture for the best growth, especially from the middle to end of summer. Mulching helps retain moisture.