Mustard Leaf (Brassica juncea)
Leaf Mustard ‘Wasabi’ has serrated bright green leaves that are very spicy, like Wasabi sauce hence the name. Used extensively in Asian cooking or eaten fresh as micro-greens.
English common name: Leaf Mustard
Typical leaf size: 5 x 3cm (length x width)
Maturity: Early, fast cropping for successional sowing
Best period to harvest: seedlings as micro-greens, small leaves for salads or larger leaves for stir-fries.
Production: greenhouse and containers.
Culinary use: eat leaves and stems fresh as micro-greens and larger leaves, as an unusual alternative in salads. Can also be used in stir-fries.