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Mustard Florida Broadleaf in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Brassica juncea 'Florida Broadleaf'

 

Mustard 'Florida Broadleaf'

Mustard greens are excellent from late summer onwards right through the winter if grown under protection. Easily grown as an annual in fertile, organically rich, consistently moist but well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates light shade. 'Florida Broadleaf' is a US variety, and can be harvested from 45 days after sowing. Can be used raw in salads, or cooked.. The plants are semi-upright, with green leaves that have a pale cream-green midrib. This variety is also slow to bolt.

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plant Features
  • Mustard Florida Broadleaf likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Mustard Florida Broadleaf likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

  • Mustard Florida Broadleaf is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Mustard Florida Broadleaf likes moist and rich

    Moist and rich

 
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plant information

Common name

Mustard 'Florida Broadleaf'

Latin name

Brassica juncea 'Florida Broadleaf'

type

Vegetable

family

Brassicaceae

ph

5.5 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Mustard Florida Broadleaf likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Mustard Florida Broadleaf is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Mustard Florida Broadleaf likes moist and rich

    Moist and rich

  • Water

    Mustard Florida Broadleaf likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When to harvest

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Mustard Florida Broadleaf is 0.30meters x 0.30meters 0.30 M 0.30 M

Brassica juncea 'Florida Broadleaf'

Mustard greens are excellent from late summer onwards right through the winter if grown under protection. Easily grown as an annual in fertile, organically rich, consistently moist but well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates light shade. 'Florida Broadleaf' is a US variety, and can be harvested from 45 days after sowing. Can be used raw in salads, or cooked.. The plants are semi-upright, with green leaves that have a pale cream-green midrib. This variety is also slow to bolt.


Planting out

From Early Spring TO Mid Summer

Plant seedlings 4 - 6 inches apart in organically rich, consistently moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Plant them every other week for an ongoing supply of leaf.

 
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