300+ Southern Giant Curled Mustard Seeds
Non-GMO | Fresh Seeds Grown and Harvested in USA
Latin Name: Brassica juncea
Days to Maturity: 30-45 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
About Southern Giant Curled Mustard Garden Seeds
Growing Southern Giant Curled Mustard:
Plants from non-GMO, heirloom Southern Giant Curled Mustard seeds like cooler weather. You can grow them in the summer in cooler climates and during the spring or fall in hotter climates. Plants don’t tolerate well temperatures over 85 degrees. Sow the seeds directly in the ground, about 1/4” deep, and later thin to about 12” apart. The plants can also be started indoors for a longer growing season. Succession planting is recommended for a continual harvest.
Mustard prefers a well-amended soil.
Various Culinary Uses for Southern Giant Curled Mustard:
Greens grown from Southern Giant Curled Mustard seeds make a great addition to your fresh summer salad. They can also be added to soups for added flavor and texture. You can substitute it for spinach in a quiche. They can be blended into mashed potatoes. The greens can also be eaten alone boiled, steamed, or stir-fried. Note that they shouldn’t be cooked in aluminum or iron pots, because they will turn black when touching these metals.
Health Benefits of Southern Giant Curled Mustard:
Mustard greens are high in vitamins A, C, and K. These vitamins help support the immune system, protect cells from free radical damage, and absorb iron. Greens grown from Southern Giant Curled Mustard seeds also contain glucosinolates. Preliminary studies show that glucosinolates may help fight cancer cells and inhibit the formation of tumors.