‘Florida Broadleaf’ can’t be beat—flavor and productivity have made it a long-time favorite of Southern gardeners and cooks. Gardeners everywhere can grow and enjoy these healthful, delicious greens. Small leaves can be harvested for baby greens and added fresh to salads. Large leaves can be prepared a variety of ways. A frost-tolerant annual. Plants can grow up to 16″-2″” tall, and produce large, dark green leaves up to 10″ long and 8″ wide. Botanical Interests’® Florida Broadleaf Mustard Seeds have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
This packet sows up to 133 feet.
45-60 days to maturity.
Outdoors: Sow 4-6 weeks before your average last frost date, when soil temperature is at least 40°F, ideally 60°–75°F.
For Successive Sowings: Sow every 3 weeks until 10-12 weeks before your average first fall frost date for continuous harvest. In mild climates, sow in late fall through winter for cool–season harvest.
Indoors: Not recommended, as transplant stress can cause plants to bolt (prematurely flower).
What is an heirloom seed?
An heirloom variety is one that has been passed down from generation to generation. Generally, the variety must have been around for at least 50 years. They are open-pollinated, which means they have been exposed to natural pollination methods like insects or winds. They aren’t hybrids or genetically modified.