Tendergreen Mustard Spinach
Regular price $2.65
- Brassica rapa var periviridis Open pollinated. Heirloom 45 days.
- For many of us mustard greens are too strong but Tendergreen Mustard Spinach is mild and tender Use as a Spinach substitute in fall.
- Large ovate leaves, a few provide a generous serving of mustard greens
- Old timers believe a mess of mustard greens in the spring purifes the blood.
- Use flowering shoots in salads.
Planting Directions: Plant in spring as early as the ground can be well worked. Enrich with general purpose fertilizer or rich compost. Soil temperature for germination is 50-86?. Soil temperature for growing is 60?-70?. Seed should be planted 1/4” deep in rows 12” apart. When the plants are 1” high begin thinning and continue throughout the growing season until plants are 6” apart. Sow from early spring at 3 week intervals until summer for early crops. Fall crops sow from late summer to early fall.