Mustard 'Red Giant'

Mustard Red Giant is a tasty, spicy red mustard leaf, delicious in salads, soups and stir fries. Mustard Red Giant is easy to grow and slow to bolt. More
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Mustard 'Red Giant' is lovely as a baby leaf, raw or cooked in stir fries and soups. This is the spiciest of the mustard leaves and tastes of horseradish.

Sow these little and often and use them in a baby leaf salad, or full size in stir fries. I love a winter salad made up of these mixed with milder lettuce, topped with a crispy skinned and succulent duck breast.

They look and taste fantastic and will grow outside through the winter, even under snow.

Genus Brassica juncea
Variety Red Giant
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Mustard
Soil Type Fertile
Site Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height Best cropped at 15cm (6in), but will grow to twice the size.
Spacing 3cm (1in) for cut-and-come-again salad, 20cm (8in) for whole plant for stir-fry.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting February-May and August-October outside, or all year round on a warm windowsill in a seed tray.
Care Tips Protect with cloches from winter frosts if growing outside.
Harvesting March-April and August-October, 6-8 weeks from sowing, all year round. Leaves will produce for 3-4months.
Cooking Notes Like all salad leaves, immerse the leaves in cold water for five minutes after picking to plump them up. For milder leaves, pick young.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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