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A quick growing green with a strong mustard flavour, used for edible and ornamental purposes. Perfect in Indian & Chinese dishes. Also a great addition in casseroles or frittatas to add that spicy flavour!

How to grow mustard in a garden

  1. Choose a sunny or part shade spot in your garden with well-drained soil. Enrich with Yates Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver & Plant Fertiliser.   
  2. Sow seed direct, planting them in clumps of 2-3 seeds in 30 cm intervals. Cover lightly with Yates Seed Raising Mix and water well.   
  3. Water regularly. Once seedlings emerge, thin seedlings and feed weekly with Yates Thrive Vegie and Herb Liquid Plant Food
  4. When plants are 10 – 15 cm tall, cut them with scissors just above ground level. Sow successively for a continuous supply.

     
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How to grow mustard in a pot

  1. Choose a pot at least 300 mm wide and deep and position in a sunny or part shade spot. Fill with quality potting mix, such as Yates Potting Mix with Dynamic Lifter.  
  2. Broadcast the seed freely on the surface to have plants spaced 1 – 2 cm apart. Cover lightly with Yates Seed Raising Mix and water well.   
  3. Water regularly. Once seedlings emerge, thin seedlings and feed weekly with Yates Thrive Vegie and Herb Liquid Plant Food
  4. When plants are 10 – 15 cm tall, cut them with scissors just above ground level. 

Yates varieties

Tatsoi Spoon Mustard

Tatsoi is a tangy, versatile green, delicious served raw, lightly steamed or sautéed.


Growing tips

  • Pick leaves from early stages. 
  • Continuous harvest promotes new growth.
  •  At the end of the crop, dig plants into the soil to enrich the soil. 
  • Can also be grown for ornamental purposes because of its purple foliage; also as a micro herb. 

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