Tah Tsai Mustard

Tah Tsai Mustard


Brassica rapa Perviridis Group 40-50 days. A beautiful dark green 6 inch spinach mustard that is very mild and easy to grow. Sow seed spring through fall. Glossy spoon-shaped leaves are pleasant raw in salads and sautéed or steamed as a side dish.

For winter harvest: Sow seed July through November.

   Open Pollinated
Approximately 450 seeds per gram.
  • MU528/S
  • 1 gram
  • $2.95

  • MU528/P
  • 4 grams
  • $4.75

  • MU528/B
  • 1/2 oz
  • $7.05
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Soil Temp for Germ.Days to EmergenceSeed DepthThin Plants ToSeed SpacingRow SpacingMin. Germ.Seed LifeSeeds per gramFertilizer Needs
40-75°F2-151/4"6-18"1"9-18"80%3 years450Medium

Days to maturity are calculated from date of direct seeding.

• Mustard greens are easy crops to grow if planted in early spring or late summer
• Mustards are best directly sown

Direct Sowing
• Make a furrow 6 inches deep and sprinkle 1/2 cup of TSC's Complete fertilizer per 10 row feet in the bottom of the furrow
• Backfill the furrow and plant the seed
• Thin after second set of true leaves
• Sow July—August for a fall crop

• Start indoors 3-5 weeks before anticipated transplant
• Put out after the danger of hard frost, and use 1/4 cup of TSC's Complete fertilizer around each plant
• For a fall crop: start July—August for transplanting August—September

Insects & Diseases
Common insects: Flea beetles
Insect control: Pyrethrin, silver mulch, or row covers at planting
Disease prevention: 5-7 year crop rotation
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Fall Favorite
Mar 4, 2013  |  By Tatiana Podstavkova
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This was definitely my favorite in my autumn garden! I loved the shape; the taste was great! Frost hardy - I picked the last batch second week of November (I'm in northern Illinois)! Keeps for quite a while in the refrigerator.