Tokyo Bekana Mustard Seeds
Elevate your culinary experience with Tokyo Bekana Mustard Seeds. This versatile leafy green combines the mild sweetness of lettuce with the slight peppery kick of mustard greens. Originating from Asia, this green is the perfect choice for salads, stir-fries, and garnishes. Ideal for both amateur and seasoned gardeners, Tokyo Bekana grows well in various soil types and conditions. It’s a great choice for growing in containers.
Plant the Tokyo Bekana Mustard Seeds at a depth of 1/4 to 1/2 inch. Space the seeds about 3-4″ inch apart in rows that are 18 to 30 inches apart. Water the soil well after planting.
Days to Maturity
Tokyo Bekana matures in approximately 21 to 45 days. This allows for quick turnovers and multiple harvests within a single growing season. Harvest the leaves when they reach a length of 8 to 12 inches for best flavor and texture.
The optimal growing temperature for Tokyo Bekana ranges from 45°F to 75°F. This makes it a cool-season crop that thrives in both spring and fall. While it can withstand light frost, temperatures below 32°F may damage the plant.
Provide at least 6 hours of direct sunlight each day for healthy growth. In regions with harsh summer conditions, consider giving the plant partial shade during the afternoon hours to prevent wilting.
The leaves of the Tokyo Bekana are a light green with pale green stems. Its unique color provides not just visual appeal but also indicates its high level of phytonutrients, minus the overtly strong flavors often found in dark leafy greens.
Tokyo Bekana Mustard Seeds offer a quick-growing, versatile green perfect for both culinary and gardening enthusiasts. With its mild yet distinct flavor and easy-to-grow nature, it’s an excellent addition to any garden. Container friendly.