MUSTARD Osaka Purple
Stock: 293 Available
Brassica juncea var. rugosa
Characteristics: Annual leaf vegetable
Seed per packet: 70
A very attractive plant with large round purple leaves with a spicy pungent flavour. Young leaves are green intensifying to purple as they mature. Purple Osaka is mild mustard spinach that can be used in salads or stir-fry. The flowers and flower stems are also edible and make a make a great vegetable.
Baby leaves can be harvest after 20 days, mature leaves 40 days.
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 bitterness.