Mustard Leaf (Brassica juncea)
Leaf Mustard ‘Purple Crown’ has attractive upright purple leaves with a mild spicy flavour, used extensively in Asian cooking or eaten fresh as micro-greens.
English common name: Leaf Mustard
Typical leaf size: 6 x 4cm (length x width)
Maturity: Early, fast cropping for successional sowing
Best period to harvest: seedlings as micro-greens, small leaves for salads or larger leaves for stir-fries.
Production: greenhouse and containers.
Culinary use: eat leaves and stems fresh as micro-greens and larger leaves, as an unusual alternative in salads. Can also be used in stir-fries.