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Purple Frills Mustard Organic

Purple Frills Mustard Organic

MU526

Brassica juncea var. rugose 45 days. This deeply incised variety with lacy leaves has excellent flavor. Plants reach 12-16 inches tall. Cold-tolerant crop: best when sown in late summer for fall/early winter harvest.

   Open Pollinated
Approximately 450 seeds per gram.
  • MU526/L
  • 1/8 gram Organic
  • $2.95

  • MU526G1
  • 1 oz Organic
  • $14.85

  • MU526G2
  • 1/4 lb Organic
  • $43.55

  • MU526G3
  • 1 lb Organic
  • $104.65
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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.

Culture
• 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

Transplanting
• 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