Rouge Metis Mustard Seeds
DAYS TO HARVEST
21 for cut green or lettuce mix
45 for bunching greens
For early spring to fall harvest, sow rouge metis mustard seeds outside in 2″ bands with about 15 seeds/ft, rows 10″-16″ apart.
Partial to full sun
Prefers sandy/loamy soil
Follow proper three year brassica rotation in gardens
2-3″ for cutting mix, 4-6″ for bunching
This works best as a cut green sprinkling ~15 seeds in a 2″ band for every row foot. Thin plants to every 2-3″ for bunching size.
will tolerate light frosts
Cover with light row cover (often known as Remay) when plants are young to protect from flea beetle damage. This green is HIGHLY recommended for early spring, fall and winter sowing under row cover, low and high tunnels, hoop houses, green houses, and cold frames.
Cut plants at base of leaf for both greens mix or bunch. Plants will regrow for 3-5 cuttings.
USES & COOKING SUGGESTIONS
This green is a wonderful addition to spice up any salad mix, braised lightly in oil with garlic, or dried and sprinkled atop your favorite roasts or soups throughout the winter.