(Best months for growing Mizuna in New Zealand - cool/mountain regions)
Mizuna and Mibuna are both grown for their leaves. Fast growing plants which have a mild mustardy flavour when young.
Tolerates light shade. Tends to bolt in hotter weather. Grows well in pots and containers - keep mulched and well-watered.
Leaves used raw, stir-fried, in soups. Young flowering stems can be cooked like broccoli.
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