GREEN WAVE

GREEN WAVE

SEED

$3.25

ORGANIC SEED

$3.55
$3.25

Product Description:

Brassica juncea 50 days. Harvest at baby leaf stage after 21 days for flatter leaves with serrated margins or full size when they become very frilly. Green Wave has been a favorite American mustard (or tendergreen) for many years. Popular with gardeners for its upright plant habit, it grows to 2 feet and has a dark green, heavily curled leaf. An excellent producer, Green Wave resists bolting, so it can be grown mid-summer. Mild and succulent in all dishes.
Soil Temp for Germ 40–75°F
Seed Depth ¼"
Seed Spacing 1"
Days to Emergence 2–15
Thin Plants to 6–18"
Row Spacing 9–18"
Fertilizer Needs Medium
Minimum Germination 80%
Seeds per Gram 450
Seed Life 3 years

Days to maturity are calculated from date of direct seeding.

Culture
• Mustard greens are easy crops to grow if planted in early spring or late summer
• Mustards are best directly sown

Direct Sowing
• Make a furrow 6 inches deep and sprinkle 1/2 cup of TSC's Complete fertilizer per 10 row feet in the bottom of the furrow
• Backfill the furrow and plant the seed
• Thin after second set of true leaves
• Sow July—August for a fall crop

Transplanting
• Start indoors 3-5 weeks before anticipated transplant
• Put out after the danger of hard frost, and use 1/4 cup of TSC's Complete fertilizer around each plant
• For a fall crop: start July—August for transplanting August—September

Insects & Diseases
• Common insects: Flea beetles
• Insect control: Pyrethrin, silver mulch, or row covers at planting
• Disease prevention: 5-7 year crop rotation