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Growing Mustard greens, also gai choy

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec
    S P P   P          

(Best months for growing Mustard greens in USA - Zone 5a regions)

S = Plant undercover in seed trays P = Sow seed

  • Easy to grow. Sow in garden. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Best planted at soil temperatures between 50°F and 95°F. (Show °C/cm)
  • Space plants: 14 - 24 inches apart
  • Harvest in 5-8 weeks.
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Dwarf (bush) beans, beets, celery, cucumber, onions, marigold, nasturtium, rhubarb, aromatic herbs (sage, dill, camomile)
  • Avoid growing close to: Climbing (pole) beans, tomato, peppers (chilli, capsicum), eggplant (aubergine), strawberry

Your comments and tips

15 Jun 11, Jen (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Eden seeds also have these seeds -
29 Aug 10, Mike Chard (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
The Reject Shop sells seeds - I bought Mustard Greens seeds for only a couple of dollars and they grew fantastic!
11 Apr 10, tony russell (Australia - temperate climate)
I would like to try growing some cof this but can't find any seeds or plants. Where can I get some ?
05 Aug 10, andeaus (Australia - temperate climate)
eden seeds. mail order or good health food store. if you're in sydney i've got plenty.
25 Jul 10, darryl (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
hey man try ebay.. they got all sorts of seeds.
27 Mar 10, wendy (Australia - temperate climate)
where can you grow them in what soil
28 Feb 10, Caroline (Australia - temperate climate)
I have been looking for mustard greens seed and I can't find them in the traditional gardening stores, where can I find them?
03 Jun 11, Jackie (Australia - temperate climate)
Any supermarket in the spice section will do.
20 May 10, frank (Australia - temperate climate)
Can get a wide variety of mustard green seeds form seed clubs, ie diggers and greenseeds. Google for catalouge. Purple king is my faverout
23 Nov 09, Erna Stein (Australia - temperate climate)
I have been growing mustard greens as a salad vegetable for a couple of years and simply love them. I have been starting them off from seedlings from the nursery however this year I've had trouble finding healthy seedlings and would prefer the convenience of growing them from seed. However I haven't had any luck in finding seeds. Can anyone tell me where I may be able to purchase them from?
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