Mustard Seeds - Japanese Red Giant
- Seed Count: 300 Seeds
- Maturity: 40-45 Days
- Plant Height: 12-16 Inches
- Leaf Width: Up to 8 Inches
- Color: Vibrant red and green leaves
- Rosette Size: Can grow up to 18" tall
- Frost Tolerant: Yes, withstands cooler temperatures
- Disease Resilience: High disease tolerance
Hailing from the rich traditions of Japanese horticulture, the Japanese Red Giant Mustard stands out as a testament to the art of gardening and the harmonious fusion of beauty and function. Known for its dramatic color palette, it has been a favorite among gardeners and chefs alike for generations. Over time, its popularity spread globally, becoming a mainstay in gardens beyond Japan.
The aesthetic appeal of the Japanese Red Giant Mustard is matched by its culinary versatility. Its distinct purple-red leaves, with their forked and feathery texture, add both color and flavor to a variety of dishes. Perfect in salads for a peppery kick, they can also be steamed or stir-fried, imparting a rich mustardy flavor that complements other ingredients. Beyond its taste, this mustard variety is also packed with health benefits, rich in vitamins and antioxidants.
Growing Habits & Planting Instructions:
For those looking to add a touch of drama to their gardens, the Japanese Red Giant Mustard is a perfect choice. This mustard thrives in well-draining soil with a pH level of 6.0-7.5. Sow the seeds about 1/4 inch deep, spaced 10-12 inches apart in rows that are 18-24 inches apart. They prefer full sun but can tolerate partial shade. Regular watering ensures steady growth. Remarkably, this variety is frost-tolerant, making it an excellent choice for autumn and winter gardens. Moreover, its resistance to diseases means minimal maintenance, allowing even novice gardeners to enjoy its beauty and taste.
Indulge in the allure of the Japanese Red Giant Mustard and bring a burst of color and flavor to your garden and kitchen alike!