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Asian Mustard Salad Komatsuna [Brassica rapa ssp. nipposinica]

Asian Mustard Salad Komatsuna [Brassica rapa ssp. nipposinica]

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The Asian vegetable 'Komatsuna' is a biennial and fast-growing cabbage plant from the Middle East, originally from Japan. The Asian leafy vegetable is still grown commercially in Japan and Taiwan today. With long, oval, large and soft leaves, it enriches the kitchen raw or as a fried vegetable. The taste is sweet, mild and nutty, with a spinach and cabbage-like aroma. The variety is high-yielding and can be harvested over a long period of time.

General information
Plant family: Brassicaceae
Life Cycle: Biennial
Days to harvest: 50 days
Plant height approx.: 70 cm
Root Type: Deep Root
Nutrient requirements: Strong Eaters
Water Requirements: Means
Winter hardiness: Up to-10 °C
Location: Sunny to partially shaded
Floor: Permeable, moist, loamy, humus, rich in nutrients

PH: 6.5 to 7

Sowing and planting information
Germ Type: Dark germ
Seed Depth: 0.5-2 cm
Optimal germination temperature: 10-15 °C
Germination time: 7-10 days
Planting, row spacing: 30x30 cm

Optimal mixed culture: Basil, marigold, marigold, marigold, marigold, rosemary, spinach, soy, beans, peas
Unfavorable mixed culture: Kohlrabi, onion, garlic, mustard, radish, radish, other types of cabbage

Subtropic climate (Mediterranean) (e. g. B. Portugal, Spain, Italy)
In autumn with falling temperatures from September to November, sow directly into the open air.

Moderate climate (e. g. B. Germany, Switzerland, Poland)
Sow directly into the open air from February to April or in autumn from late July to September and plant for wintering from mid-September to early October.

Sown or sow in rows. Asian salads prefer a sunny to partially shaded location with permeable and nutrient-rich, humus-rich clay soil. Prepare the soil with deposited animal manure. Avoid waterlogging.

Additional tips
For a longer harvest period, the flower bases should be broken out and care should be taken not to damage the heart during harvest. Harvest the leaves from the outside in to keep growth stable. To prevent the laying of eggs from cabbage flies, we recommend the use of vegetable protection nets. In order to quickly obtain a fine, crumbly and well-drained soil, an additional incorporation of biochar and primeval rock flour is recommended.

Type of propagation
Spread occurs via seeds.

Care Plants
Regular watering favors the growth of plants. M It animal manure prepared beds and planting in mixed culture, replaces additional fertilization.

Germination ability of seeds: 3-4 years

Other Names
Botanical names: Brassica juncea
English Names: Asia Mustard Salad
German names: Asiatischer Senfsalat
Portuguese names: Salada de mostarda Àsia
Spanish Names: Ensalada asiática de mostaza
French names: Salade de moutarde d'Asie, Salade de moutarde asiatique

  • Made in harmony with nature
  • All seeds and seedlings are genetically stable for further propagation
  • Our seeds are always checked for germination at regular intervals
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