Mustard: Red Giant - Seeds & Bulbs
Mustard - Gai Choy
Mustard, and particularly the Asian mustards, are overlooked by American gardeners for Spinach, and what a shame! The unique, spicy flavor is excellent mixed in salads or straight as its own salad, wilted like spinach or chard and wrapped in prosclutto, steamed and tossed with sesame oil and soy sauce, stir fried with ginger, bok choy, snow peas and chicken. The roots are also edible. Red Giant is one of the most popular Asian mustard varieties, being both cold and bolt tolerant. The coppery foliage makes it an attractive choice for edible landscaping.
Average Count: 800 Seeds
Plant Type: Annual
When to Sow Outside: As soon as the soil can be worked or 4 to 6 weeks before the last frost. Plant again in late summer for fall harvest in mild winter climates.
When to Sow Inside: 10 weeks before last frost.
Seed Depth: 1/4"
Seed Spacing: 1"
Row Spacing: 12"
Days to Emerge: 8 - 15
Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 4" - 6" apart.