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Characteristics: Annual leaf vegetable
Seed per packet: Approx 100
Black mustard is the most pungent of all the mustard species, native to the Mediterranean Black mustard oil is also an essential ingredient in Indian cuisine.
Typically cultivated for its seeds, which are commonly used as a spice commonly used in curries or as a general flavouring, although the leaves can be used as leaf vegetable or a salad greens.
Tropical: Autumn & Winter.
Temperate: Autumn or Spring.
Cool climate: Autumn or Spring.
Sow: 5mm deep
Best sown direct in growing position. Cover lightly and keep moist.
Plant space: 30cm
Row Space: 30cm
Germination: 5-7 days
Maturity: 6-8 weeks
Prefers moist fertile well-drained soil but grows well in almost any garden soil in a sunny position with adequate water.
Grow fast with plenty of water and regular feeds of liquid manure to avoid leaf bitterness.
We now stock a range of Propagation Accessories including the popular Aquamiser Propagation Kits, Pots, Native and Forestry Tubes, Trays, Labels and more.
We can only ship these items to Australian locations, international customers please request shipping quotation prior to purchasing.