With its mild flavor, fast growth rate and crisp texture, Mizuna is the bedrock ingredient of any Deep Harvest salad mix. Elegant and long, bright green, deeply-serrated leaves with striking thin white stems; it is perfect standing alone on a plate or in combination with Ruby Streaks and Tatsoi. Harvest as a baby salad green or fully mature for bunching and stir-frying. Seed grown by Saltwater Seeds.
Days to Maturity: 20 to baby, 40 to full size
Latin name: Brassica rapa
Life cycle: Annual
Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked or start indoors 2 weeks before transplant. Seeding depth: ¼”. Full-sized plants: transplant 8-12” apart with 12-24” between rows. Baby leaf: direct seed 4 seeds/inch with 5” between rows.
All of our seed is Non-GMO and Certified Organic by Washington State Department of Agriculture. We grow the majority of our varieties here at Deep Harvest Farm on Whidbey Island while we purchase the rest from other small, organic Northwest seed growers. Finally, all of our offerings are open-pollinated (OP) so that you too can save and share seed from these plants!