Mustard, Old Fashioned

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Geography/History:
Old Fashioned Mustard is THE mustard typically found in Southern gardens of yesteryear.
It is still widely grown in the South for its reliability and great flavor.
Bright green, frilled and quick growing.

Nutritional Value:
Mustard Greens are among the most nutritious of greens, rich in vitamins A and C, as well as calcium, iron and potassium. Like other Brassicas they also contain a variety of cancer preventing phytochemicals.

Sun:                             Full to partial
Spacing:                     12” to 18”
Height:                        24” to 27”
Optimum Soil Ph:    5.5 to 6.5
Days To Maturity:    42
Sowing Method:       Directly Outdoors

Planting/Growing Tips:
In spring or fall, sow directly into soil 1/8” deep about 1“ apart.  Keep well watered.  For additional crops, sow a new patch every 20-30 days.

 

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