Feaster Family Heirloom Mustard

Brassica juncea | SKU: 0196 P250
$3.75
  • From the Collection
  • New for 2019
  • Mild flavor
  • Plants reach 20-25" tall and 16-18" wide
  • Family favorite since the Civil War
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This heirloom variety has been stewarded and preserved by members of the Feaster family of rural Shiloh, Florida (Marion County), since the Civil War. This green-leaved mustard is mild and slightly sweet when cooked and was donated to Seed Savers Exchange by Jerome Feaster in 2014. Bearing long, broad, smooth, upright leaves with a toothed margin, these plants reach 20-25" tall and 16-18" wide.

Start Indoors: 6 weeks before last frost

Direct Seed: 1/2" Deep

Thin: 1-6" Apart

Plant Outdoors: 6-8” Apart

You can directly seed your mustards into the ground, placing 3 seeds every 8 inches. Plant them 3 months before your first frost in rows 18-30 inches apart. The seeds should be planted 1/4-1/2 inch deep. As they grow, thin them to 1 plant every 8-10 inches. Mustards may bolt early if planted in the spring.