Mustard Spinach, Spinach Mustard
Brassica rapa var. perviridis

Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Brassica (BRAS-ee-ka) (Info)
Species: rapa var. perviridis

Category:

Biennials

Vegetables

Foliage Color:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Mobile, Alabama

Brookville, Kansas

Vinton, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
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RatingContent
Positive

On Feb 22, 2012, dianne99 from Brookville, KS (Zone 5b) wrote:

Even if you don't like mustard or spinach, try this one. Very mild flavored, it is super nutritious with as much as 3x a day's serving of vitamins A and C.

Positive

On Dec 7, 2009, carminator1 from mobile, AL (Zone 8a) wrote:

Very nice plant, grows quickly and is very versatile, you can cook it like spinach or eat it raw in salads.

Neutral

On Mar 21, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An oriental cultivar from Genesis. Note that there are named cultivars of mustard spinach. In North America the cultivar Tendergreen is popular.