Mizuna Brassica rapa nipposinica

Mizuna has been planted 8 times by Growstuff members. Mizuna is an annual crop (living and reproducing in a single year or less)



living and reproducing in a single year or less



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Crop Map

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What people are saying about mizuna

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...

photo of crop

How to grow mizuna

Grown for: leaf (3)

Plant from: seed (6), seedling (1)

Plant in: sun (4), semi-shade (2), shade (1), (1)

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