MUSTARD SPINACH Komatsuna Japanese Mustard
Stock: 274 Available
Characteristics: Annual leaf vegetable
Seed per packet: 30
Komatsuna is a typical Japanese leafy vegetable. It is often called Japanese Mustard Spinach.
Young leaves, stalks and flower shoots are used in salad and stir-fry. It is also very popular for salt pickling this vegetable in Japan.
Komatsuna is a fast growing vegetable and is ready for harvest 35 days after sowing in warm climates. Plants can be grown all year round in temperate and subtropical areas.
Prefers a well composted, well-draining soil in an open sunny position, frost resistant but drought tender.
Tropical: Autumn to Winter
Temperate: Autumn to Spring
Cold: Autumn to Spring
Sow: 3mm deep.
Sow direct and cover lightly.
Germination: 5-7 days.
Plant space: 30cm
Row space: 30cm
Maturity: 5-6 weeks
Suitable for pots.
Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants. Pick leaves continuously to promote new growth