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Organic Mizuna Chinese Cabbage Seeds

Brassica rapa

5.00 (2 reviews)
  • HOW TO GROW
  • FAST FACTS
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HOW TO GROW

Sowing: In early spring, plant just below the surface of the soil. This seed germinates best at temperatures from 40-55 degrees F (4-13 degrees C). Keep the soil lightly moist until germination occurs, which usually takes place within 7-10 days. This seed also germinates well in late fall for a late season crop.

Growing: Water occasionally and keep weeds down. This plant grows well in many soil types, and tolerates cold temperatures very well. It also grows well in containers.

Harvesting: The leaves can be harvested for fresh greens starting at 4 weeks. For the best taste, harvest leaves about 4" long; leave at least 1" growing since this will enable the plant to continue producing leaves. Choose leaves that are crisp and show no sign of discoloration. Store the leaves in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Seed Saving: This plant will overwinter before producing seed. Since it survives cold well, a thick layer of mulch should protect it sufficiently even in cold climates. In the spring, allow it to flower and go to seed. Some of the leaves can still be harvested for eating without damaging the seed development. The tall stalk will develop pods that ripen from the bottom up; wait until the pods turn light brown before harvesting them. Another method is to pull the entire plant when most of the pods have turned brown, and hang it upside down in a warm, dry place. Thresh the seeds by crushing the pods and sifting out the chaff. Store the seeds in a cool, dry place for up to 4 years.

FAST FACTS

Latin Name: Brassica rapa

Type: Open Pollinated, Heirloom, Cool Season

USDA Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Seeds per Ounce: 9,000

Planting Method: From Transplant

Sunlight: Full Sun

Height: 14 Inches

Color: Green

5.00
Global Rating: 5.00 from 2 reviews
5.0

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Fabulous seed company and fast shipping, even now!

I've ordered seeds from Everwilde Farms many times in the past when I was a commercial market gardener growing for high end restaurants. Their seeds have always been vigorous and came in generous quantities. I also love their packaging; it's not only gorgeous but the foil packets really do keep the seeds longer. Now that I'm retired and need seeds for my home garden, Everwilde to the rescue! When everyone else has put their seed business on hold to catch up, Everwilde got my seeds to me in 3 days from the time of my order. AMAZING. I'm so grateful. I haven't planted this variety quite yet but I'm sure I'll have success based on my past experience with Everwilde Farrm seeds.

5.0

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Radishes

Happy with the sprout rate for the radishes. Look forward to planting the other seeds.

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These slightly peppery salad greens have been known and loved in Asia for centuries, and are particularly popular in Japanese cuisine. The name Mizuna is Japanese and refers to the plant's juicy texture and sharp flavor. The leaves are often a crucial ingredient in stir-fries, soups, or salads. Because of this plant's excellent tolerance for cold temperatures, it is often grown for fresh winter greens.
These slightly peppery salad greens have been known and loved in Asia for centuries, and are particularly popular in Japanese cuisine. The name mizuna is Japanese, and refers to the plant's juicy texture and sharp flavor. The leaves are often a crucial ingredient in stir-fries, soups, or salads. Because of this plant's excellent tolerance for cold temperatures, it is often grown for fresh winter greens.

HOW TO GROW

Sowing: In early spring, plant just below the surface of the soil. This seed germinates best at temperatures from 40-55 degrees F (4-13 degrees C). Keep the soil lightly moist until germination occurs, which usually takes place within 7-10 days. This seed also germinates well in late fall for a late season crop.

Growing: Water occasionally and keep weeds down. This plant grows well in many soil types, and tolerates cold temperatures very well. It also grows well in containers.

Harvesting: The leaves can be harvested for fresh greens starting at 4 weeks. For the best taste, harvest leaves about 4" long; leave at least 1" growing since this will enable the plant to continue producing leaves. Choose leaves that are crisp and show no sign of discoloration. Store the leaves in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Seed Saving: This plant will overwinter before producing seed. Since it survives cold well, a thick layer of mulch should protect it sufficiently even in cold climates. In the spring, allow it to flower and go to seed. Some of the leaves can still be harvested for eating without damaging the seed development. The tall stalk will develop pods that ripen from the bottom up; wait until the pods turn light brown before harvesting them. Another method is to pull the entire plant when most of the pods have turned brown, and hang it upside down in a warm, dry place. Thresh the seeds by crushing the pods and sifting out the chaff. Store the seeds in a cool, dry place for up to 4 years.

FAST FACTS

Latin Name: Brassica rapa

Type: Open Pollinated, Heirloom, Cool Season

USDA Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Seeds per Ounce: 9,000

Planting Method: From Transplant

Sunlight: Full Sun

Height: 14 Inches

Color: Green

Reviews

5.00
Global Rating: 5.00 from 2 reviews
5.0

Review By Renee O

Fabulous seed company and fast shipping, even now!

I've ordered seeds from Everwilde Farms many times in the past when I was a commercial market gardener growing for high end restaurants. Their seeds have always been vigorous and came in generous quantities. I also love their packaging; it's not only gorgeous but the foil packets really do keep the seeds longer. Now that I'm retired and need seeds for my home garden, Everwilde to the rescue! When everyone else has put their seed business on hold to catch up, Everwilde got my seeds to me in 3 days from the time of my order. AMAZING. I'm so grateful. I haven't planted this variety quite yet but I'm sure I'll have success based on my past experience with Everwilde Farrm seeds.

5.0

Review By Joan Crowther

Radishes

Happy with the sprout rate for the radishes. Look forward to planting the other seeds.

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