Mustard Greens

Vivid vegetable

Planting instructions

The mustard greens growing in your garden will need little care. Mustard greens like cool weather and will grow rapidly. You can fertilize with a balanced fertilizer, but often these vegetables do not need it in well amended vegetable garden.

Mustard greens need 2 inches of water a week. If you are not getting this much rainfall a week while growing mustards, then you can do additional watering.

Keep your mustard greens bed weed free, especially when they are small seedling. The less competition that they have from weeds, the better they will grow.

Days to Germination and Harvest

Germination: 7 to 10 days

Harvest: 30 to 40 days

Planting Times

The planting times is starting of spring.

Specific Dates

Planted: March 19, 2015

Germinate: March 26 - March 29, 2015

Harvest: April 18 - April 28, 2015

Fun Facts

History: Mustard Greens are native to India. The first differentiation was cultivated in China near Sichuan. Mustard Greens have been naturalized throughout the Northern Hemisphere form Japan to Europe to South and North America.

Second to brussels sprouts, mustard greens contain the highest glucosinolate content of any other vegetable.

Mustard greens are closely related to cabbage, kale, and collard greens.

Mustard greens are also known as Indian mustard.