Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!
Balcony or terrace
One step at a time, with a lil water and light.
Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in well composted soil
Space the seedlings at 15cm by 45cm
Germination will take place in 6-8 days
Harvest in 100-110 days from sowing
Good things take time and care
Why are my mustard leaves seeds not germinating?
Improper growing conditions like over watering/ under watering, not enough sunlight or sowing in the seeds too deep can all affect the germination process of your amaranth seeds. Make sure you are following the sowing and growing instructions correctly to ensure successful germination.
Why are my mustard leaves turning yellow?
A nutrient deficiency can turn your mustard leaves yellow. Feed your plant a nitrogen rich fertiliser.
Why are my mustard seedlings leggy?
If your seedlings do not receive too much heat and not enough light, they become leggy. Make sure your mustard plant is receiving adequate sunlight.
All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended
Mustard leaves contain calcium, folic acid, vitamin K and magnesium. They are good for bone health and other health and they are most definitely the new kale. They are rich in various vitamins, are cholesterol free, fat free and low in sodium. They have a platitude of essential nutrients stuffed in what is merely 15 calories in a cup.
A cup of mustard greens is 15 calories with 1.6 g protein, 2.6 g carbs and 1.8 g fibre. It provides for 120% of your Recommended Daily Value of vitamin K. Mustard greens also have vitamin E, thiamine, vitamin B6, riboflavin, folate, and niacin.
1.Mustard greens originated in Himalaya, India as far back as 5000 years ago.
2.Mustard seeds are popular in Chinese and African American cuisines.
3.All of mustard plant is edible - the leaves, seeds, and flowers.
Water your mustard leaves container or raised bed every day in the form of a light shower with a watering can.
Mustard leavesneed partial sunlight (3-4 hours) in summer & it can withstand full sunlight in winters. So place your containers accordingly.
30 - 40 days after sowing your seeds, mustard leaves will be ready for harvest.You can harvest mature mustard leaves by cutting the mature leaves using a scissor and leaving the tender growing base of the plant for the next harvest.
Mustard Leaves is commonly known as Brown mustard, Vegetable mustard, Indian mustard, Chinese mustard, Bamboo mustard, Small gai choy and regionally in India it is also known as sarson da saag, rayo, sarso ka saag.
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