Mizuna Green - Seeds
Description for Mizuna Green
It is mainly grows as an annual plant. The plant grows in a rosette with fringed or deeply serrated leaves. There are green and purple-leafed varieties.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Japanese mustard greens, spider mustard||Yellow||Approximately after 40 days of sowing||Up to 22cm||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
You can sow them directly into the soil, where they are to grow, in short rows once the previous row has germinated, from March to August. Acclimatize slowly to outdoor conditions. Thin to 5cm apart. Sow plants 30 to 40cm apart for harvesting at maturity. Row spacing at about 23cm.
|Full sun or partial shade||Well-drained, sandy or loamy soil||Moderate||15 to 30 degrees C||Use any organic fertilizer.|
Caring for Mizuna Green
- Keep cutting regularly to produce a continuous crop of small young leaves.
- Look for beetles, aphids, slugs.
- Apply insecticide if the plant gets affected.
- Water well, before the onset of drought.
It can be harvested within 3 to 5 weeks of sowing.
Typical uses of Mizuna Green
Special features: It can be grown in space.
Culinary use: It is more popular in Japan. It is fantastic salad filler. Flowers also edible.
Ornamental use: It can be grown as an ornamental plant for its attractive foliage and flowers.
Medicinal use: NA
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