JAPANESE MUSTARD SEEDS (JEOK GAT) - Asian Vegetable
- Cool season annual
- Approx. 1000-1200 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
- Maturity: Approx. 40-50 days to mature
- Planting season: Spring or late summer/early fall
Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in early/late spring or late summer/early fall in a sunny location. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Plant every 2 weeks for continuous harvest. The flavor is best when grown briskly so plant in fertile soil and keep well watered.
Vegetable Seed Saving:
Allow seed heads to dry on plants; then remove heads, break them open, and collect seeds. Clean and dry the seeds before storage in cool dry conditions.
Harvest at any stage, micro-greens to baby leaf for salads and sandwiches, as well as flowers and seed pods. Mature leaves are excellent for pickling, cooking and juicing.