Ruby Streaks Mustard

Ruby Streaks Mustard

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Brassica juncea

Cultue

Full of beauty and texture, mustard greens bring delight to gardeners and chef's alike. It is beautiful, spicy, bright, and gorgeous. Ruby Streaks has a lovely frilly texture and a solid flavor. It holds a distinct flavor profile, and is one of the most interesting greens around. Ruby Streaks is a staple vegetable in many Asian countries. Mustard greens are very cold tolerant, and can often over winter. 

Soil and Nutrient Requirements

Mustard greens can grown in a wide variety of soils, but will do best in well-drained soil with plenty of organic matter. The ideal soil pH range is 6.5-7.0. 

Plant Spacing

9"

Row Spacing

7"

When to Plant

Mustard greens do best in cooler weather. It can easily over winter in mild climates. 

Harvest

Mustard greens can be harvest as a baby leaf or full size plant. Baby leaves are more tender and best for eating raw. Larger leaves are typically cooked.  

Sun Exposure

Mustard greens prefer partial shade, and only needs 3-5 hours of sunlight daily.

Pests

Flea beetles can be controlled with diatomaceous Earth. ls susceptible to slug and snail damage. 

Days to Maturity

Baby: 20 days
Full Size: 45 days