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Mizuna Brassica rapa nipposinica

How to sow mizuna: Direct seed outdoors

Sun requirement for mizuna: Plant in Full Sun

Mizuna has been planted 8 times by Growstuff members.

Mizuna is a cool weather salad green in the Brassica family. It has a mild, slightly peppery taste and heavily serrated, feathery leaves. Leaves can be harvested at their baby or adult sizes, between 7 and 15cm. Be sure to harvest before the plant flowers. Leaves can be eaten raw in salads and on sandwiches, sautéed, or stir-fried.

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Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

Height

40cm

Spread

30cm

Row Spacing

2cm

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What people are saying about mizuna

Transplant day!

by inkstone,

I originally wanted to do this yesterday but it rained in the morning so that kinda put a damper on things. So I did it all today instead! A bunch of the seeds I wintersowed in the milk jugs and soda bottles were getting crowded so it was time to move them to their bigger (permanent) container...

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How to grow mizuna

Grown for: leaf (3)


mizuna is a variety of Brassica rapa

Scientific names

Brassica rapa nipposinica
Brassica juncea var. japonica

Alternate names

shui cai
kyona
Japanese mustard
potherb mustard
Japanese greens
California peppergrass
spider mustard