Ed Hume Seeds

Red Giant Mustard


This flavorful and nutritious Japanese mustard has thick purplish red leaves. Combine with other greens in salads or cooked. Leaf color will vary depend-ing on growing conditions. Slower to bolt than other mustards.

Special Directions for Short Season Climates

SOWING: Sow from early spring through fall. Cover seed with 1/4 inch fine soil. Sow at 2 week intervals for continued harvest.

SPACING: Space rows about 18 inches apart or closer if limited in space.

THINNING: Thin plants gradually to 6 inches apart in rows. Enjoy thinned greens in a salad.

GERMINATION: One to two weeks. Keep soil moderately moist during germination.

Ed's Special Advice

Grows best during the cooler parts of the growing season but will take some heat. Harvest outer leaves when young for best flavor leaving inner leaves to grow out. Prefers fairly rich well drained soil kept somewhat moist.


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