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Oriental greens – Giant Red Mustard (Organic)£1.85
Oriental greens – Giant Red Mustard (Organic)
Purpleish-red and green mustard with large leaves and a fiery spice. The young leaves are of a succulent delicate peppery flavour. When harvested fully matured, the leaves might surprise you with their bold pungency. Glucosinolates are responsible for that mustard spice. When cooked or steamed like other greens however the taste will be mild and similar to spinach or chard. Giant Red Mustard seeds are also excellent for sprouting.
(Approximate seed count – 250)£1.85
Oriental greens – Mizuna (Organic)£1.50
Oriental greens – Mizuna (Organic)
A variety of mustard greens, mizuna is a vigorous grower, producing an abundance of stalks with dark green deeply serrated leaves, very easy to harvest. Mizuna has a mild piquant almost peppery taste and can be used raw in salads and also as a cooked green. It is highly resistant to the cold and can be grown throughout the winter, making those cold, short days and long nights feel healthier and a little bit spicier! The pretty yellow sprays of flowers can also be a bright addition to a salad with the same mustardy hit.
(Approximate seed count – 250)£1.50
Oriental greens – Pak Choi (Organic)£1.50
Oriental greens – Pak Choi (Organic)
An heirloom pak choi variety with juicy fat white stalks and dark green spoon shaped leaves. Also known as ‘Boo Toy’, ‘Horse’s Ear’, ‘Japanese Celery’ or Pak Choi looks like a squat fat celery with dark green spoon shaped leaves. You can eat all of the plant above ground and it’s delicious with sesame oil, chilli and steamed rice. Tai Sai grows well in colder conditions and can be used as cut and come again or as a more mature plant later in the year. Any ideas as to why it’s called Horses Ear, we would love to hear!
(Approximate seed count – 200)£1.50
Oriental greens – Purple Frills (Organic)£1.70
Oriental greens – Purple Frills (Organic)
An abundant, colourful, delicate variety of mustard which gets punchier as the season continues. Purple Frills has beautiful burgundy tinged, spidery leaves. It adds interest to any salad with it’s hot mustardy flavour. It can also be cooked and used a spicy spinach might be. It is abundant in its growth and will continue throughout the coldest weather.
(Approximate seed count – 250)£1.70
Oriental greens – Tatsoi (Organic)£1.50
Oriental greens – Tatsoi (Organic)
A fast growing variety producing an abundance of flavoursome dark glossy round leaves. Tat Soi produces leaves with a mild mustard flavour and a crunchy texture that can be used raw as a delicious addition to a salad or cooked in a variety of ways. It is a fast growing variety that can be cut at any stage. If the baby leaves are left to mature they become a stunning rosette head of broad round leaved greens with a wide, crisp and juicy central stem.
(Approximate seed count – 300)£1.50
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