Mustard Florida Broadleaf HEIRLOOM Seeds

Mustard Florida Broadleaf HEIRLOOM Seeds

Brassica juncea

Item #0265

45-60 Days. Florida Broadleaf can't be beat - its great mustard flavor and productivity have made it a long-time favorite of Southern gardeners and cooks. However, gardeners everywhere can grow and enjoy these healthy and delicious greens. Small leaves can be harvested for baby greens and added fresh to salads. Large leaves can be prepared a variety of ways - steamed, boiled or braised.

This packet sows twenty 10-foot rows.

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Days to Emerge:
5-10 Days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of
3 seeds
every 6"

Row Spacing:

When 1" tall
thin to 1
every 6"

When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost, or in late summer (8 to 10 weeks before first frost). The advantage of late summer sowings is the best mustard flavor occurs after light fall frosts.

When to start inside: Not recommended.

Harvesting: Start harvesting leaves when they are 2" tall, as needed, or let plant grow to maturity and remove entire plant. Spring harvest should be complete before summer heat arrives. Late summer crops will last until the first hard freeze.

Artist: Libby Kyer

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