Mustard Purple Osaka is a popular broadleaf variety of red (purple) mustard. The leaves and stems are edible, either in a stir-fry, steamed or in a salad. Other popular uses for this mustard variety include forming a bed to bake fish so the flavours infuse into the fish or even as a garnish. The younger leaves are generally milder, and as the leaves mature, they become stronger in flavour.
Mustard Purple Osaka is a fast growing variety, with first harvest possible in 3 - 4 weeks (if sown correctly), however can take up to 6 weeks in cooler environments.
Advantages of Mustard Purple Osaka
Superior broad-leafed mustard variety
Brilliant mustard flavour
Slow-bolt variety means longer harvest period
25 - 40cm height at maturity
Plant in herb or vegetable garden, allowing at least 20cm spacing between plants
Prefers moderately full sun aspect
Suitable for pots and will grow in most regions of Southern Australia
Easy to grow garden herb
Seed Sowing Instructions
Easy to follow seed propagation notes are provided with every seed purchase
Seeds of this variety are best started in seed raising mix or Jiffy® pellets before planting into the garden