This is one of the fastest-growing heirloom mustards, but one of the slowest to bolt. Used for fresh market and processing. The plant produces good yields of large dark green frilled mustard leaves. Southern giant curled is high in Vitamin A, B, and C.
Southern Giant Curled is known for its desirable flavor when cooked as in stir-fry and soups or when young leaves are used fresh in salads. Southern Giant Curled is a beloved classic mustard green.
The bright green leaves are tinged with yellow at harvest, and the flavor is always pungent and full-bodied, with the authentic "mustard green" bite. Harvest tender young leaves, as older leaves have a very sharp taste.
Name Mustard "Southern Giant" Life Cycle: Heirloom, Non- GMO Latin Name: Brassica juncea Days to Maturity: 30-45 days Hardiness Zone: 3-7 Height: 25" plant Light Requirement: Full Sun/Partial Shade Sowing Method: Direct Sow Color: Bright green leaves