Growing Green Wave Mustard Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Brassica juncea
- Days to Maturity: 21-45 days
- Hardiness Zone: 3-7
- Planting Depth: 1/4”
- Plant Spacing: 6”
- Row Spacing: 2’
- Soil Preference: Slightly acidic to neutral
- Temp Preference: Cooler
- Light Preference: Full sun to partial shade
- Pests/diseases: Aphids, flea beetle, Alternaria leaf spot, powdery mildew, downy mildew
- Color: Bright green leaves
- Flavor: Moderately hot
Growing Green Wave Mustard:
Grow during the summer in cooler climates, and in the spring or fall in warmer climates. Plants don't do well above 85 degrees. Directly sow non-GMO, heirloom Green Wave Mustard seeds 1/4” deep and thin to 6” apart. Succession plant for continual harvests.
Mustard prefers soil with plenty of amended soil.
Various Culinary Uses for Green Wave Mustard:
Greens grown from Green Wave Mustard seeds are moderately hot, but cooking mellows them. They are very versatile, and can substitute for kale in many recipes. One common use of mustard greens is in frittatas. Sauté the greens with some onions, then add some eggs, cream, and cheese. Bake in the oven until set. The greens can also be used to spice up your white bean soup.
Health Benefits of Green Wave Mustard:
Mustard greens are a great source of vitamins A, C, and K. Vitamin A supports the immune system, and also aids in good vision. Vitamin C is an antioxidant that helps protect your cells from damaging free radicals. It also helps the body absorb the vital mineral iron, which aids in the transport of oxygen through the bloodstream.
Many studies have shown that eating more green leafy vegetables, like those greens grown from Green Wave Mustard seeds, may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Also, consuming these greens instead of starchy or other carb-heavy foods can help regulate blood sugar and aid staying at a healthy weight.
These Green Wave Mustard seeds can also be used to grow microgreens.
Seeds Per Package:
- 2 g - Approximately 800-1100 Seeds
- 1 oz - Approximately 15,000 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 60,000 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 240,000 Seeds
- 5 lb - Approximately 1,200,000 Seeds
- 25 lb - Approximately 6,000,000 Seeds