Mustard Red Giant Organic

£0.99

A beautiful brilliant reddish maroon mustard from Japan, ‘Red Giant’ has well-savoyed thick leaves and a strong mustard flavor.  The leaves are slightly textured for a better bite and good holding power. The flavor is zesty and full, with a good bite that you can’t find in store-bought greens. Has good cold tolerance and can be harvested well into winter.

  • Size: 2gm

124 in stock

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Mustard Red Giant Organic

Mustard Red Giant Organic. A beautiful brilliant reddish maroon mustard from Japan, ‘Red Giant’ has well-savoyed thick leaves and a strong mustard flavor.  The leaves are slightly textured for a better bite and good holding power. The flavor is zesty and full, with a good bite that you can’t find in store-bought greens. Has good cold tolerance and can be harvested well into winter.  Attractive enough for flower borders as well as the allotment.

Cultivation Advice Mustard Red Giant Organic

Days To Maturity: 45

Days To Germination:  7-14

Planting Depth:  1/4 inch

Spacing, Row:  18 inches

Spacing, Plant:  6 inches

Light:  Full Sun

  • Sow from early spring through to autumn.
  • Cover seed with 1/4 inch fine soil.
  • Sow at 2-4 week intervals for continued harvest.
  • Keep soil moderately moist during germination.
  • Space rows about 18 inches apart or closer if limited in space.
  • Thin plants gradually to 6 inches apart in rows. Enjoy thinned greens in a salad.
  • Harvest outer leaves when young for best flavour, leaving inner leaves to grow out.