How to grow Mustard plant

Mustard plant growing herbaceous of the genus Sinapis also known as Sinapis alba, Mustard plant annual plant, edible plant rarely also used as ornamental plant and as pollinator attract plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10a spring planting 10a-11 in autumn planting.

Leaves edible color green in oval poon shape and leaves deeply lobed.

Mustard plant flower

Flower color yellow in cross shape.

Pods edible when young in color green

Seeds edible and can use when the pods dry

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Requirements for Mustard plant growing and care:

Cool weather

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring (in cold area) / Autumn to winter (in hot area)

Pests and diseases:
Pieris brassicae

Pruning season:
All season

How to prune:
No need

Size of the plant?
0.3-1.2m, 12-48 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

 Bloom season?
Winter (in hot area) to spring (in cold area)

General information about the flower:
Yellow cross shape flower that grow on the top of the plant

Pollination is done by:

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
Spring (in cold climate / Autumn (in hotter climate)

How to harvest the leaves?
When the plant young better to cut the leaf in the base

Information about leaves:
Green oval poon shape and leaves deeply lobed

Uses of Mustard plant leaves:
Cooked, raw (when young)

Scientific name:

Sinapis alba

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