Mizuna | Organic Asian Green Seed
$4.54 – $34.99 AUD excl gst
Essential salad mix ingredient.
Traditional mustard green of Japanese origin. Mizuna produces dozens of pencil-thin white stalks with deeply cut, fringed leaves. Mild flavor. Continues to produce for several weeks from one planting as a “cut and come again” product.
Organically grown and certified. Avg. 16,000 seeds.
FOR PERMABEDS/SMALL-MED MARKET GARDENS
MESCLUN/BABY LEAF: INTENSIVE SPACING: 12 rows, 56mm apart, spaced every 12mm,
- SIX ROW SEEDER: hole size C, Middle pulleys, tight brush
- JANG SEEDER: roller, Y24; Gear size, 9front 13back; brush 0mm (11 rows) no felt.
- SEED DENSITY TARGET: 30m bed; range 115grams
- DAYS IN THE GARDEN: 45 days for two cuttings
NUMBER OF SEEDINGS: Outdoors every 15 days from mid-November to mid-March. In tunnels, Sept 5, Sept 10, Sept 20, Sept 28, March 25, April 5, April 10
CULTURE: Sow from early spring through midsummer. In the north, greens are well adapted to autumn plantings. For full-sized bunching, sow 15 seeds/30cm, 6mm deep in 50mmwide bands in rows 45cm apart. Most varieties do not require thinning. See individual product descriptions for varieties that do. Harvest before flowering. For baby leaf, sow a 5-10cm wide band at 60 seeds/30cm. Clip young leaves when 75-150mm tall.
PESTS: Flea beetles are best controlled by covering with floating row covers from day of sowing.
AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATE: For bunching:30g./250m, 500g./4.6km at above spacing. For baby leaf: 30g/70m, 500g./1km at above spacing.
SEED SPECS: SEEDS/30g: Avg. 13,000.