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Japanese Mustard Spinach

Japanese Mustard Spinach (Brassica rapa)

Komatsuna is a leafy Oriental vegetable popular in the cuisine of Japan, Taiwan and Korea. Although commonly known in the United States as “mustard spinach”, it is actually a closer relative to the turnip. Most parts of the plant are utilized; leaves, stems and flower buds. The…

Japanese Mustard Spinach

Japanese Mustard Spinach 'Green Komatsuna' (Brassica rapa)

Komatsuna is an Asian mustard green popular in the cuisine of Japan, Taiwan and Korea. Most parts of the plant are utilized; leaves, stems and flower buds. The leaves can be picked when 2-4” (5-10”) for baby salad greens. Use Komatsuna in any recipe that normally calls for…

Japanese Mustard Spinach

Japanese Mustard Spinach 'Red Komatsuna' (Brassica rapa)

An exceptionally beautiful variety of Komatsuna. The colorful purplish-red leaves can be picked when just 2-4” (5-10”) for baby salad greens. This Asian mustard green is popular in the cuisine of Japan, Taiwan and Korea. Use Komatsuna in any recipe that normally calls for spinach…

Malabar Spinach, Ceylon Spinach

Malabar Spinach, Ceylon Spinach (Basella alba)

A tropical plant popular in Asian gardens. This heat-loving vine produces thick, fleshy leaves packed with an impressive range of nutrients. It’s a great source of vitamins A, C, B-complex and iron along with a variety of trace elements. Although this plant is not related to…

Spinach

Spinach 'Avon' (Spinacia oleracea)

A fast-growing but slow-to-bolt variety suitable for early spring and late summer planting. Bolting is when the central stalk of a plant grows quickly upward and produces flowers, which turns the flavor bitter. Plants produce deep green, savoy-type leaves high in nutrients. May be…

Spinach

Spinach 'Baby Leaf' (Spinacia oleracea)

Flat-leafed variety produces sweet, tender leaves packed with flavor and high in nutrition. This is an early-maturing variety with short stems and large leaves. Perfect for a spring crop and another planting in late summer.

Spinach

Spinach 'Bloomsdale' (Spinacia oleracea)

This outstanding heirloom variety introduced in 1826 is still one of the most popular varieties grown. A fine quality, heavy yielding variety with excellent flavor. Displays heat and cold resistance.

Spinach

Spinach 'Bonnie' (Spinacia oleracea)

High yields of flavorful dark green leaves are produced on this cold and heat tolerant plant. This selection is slow to bolt and suitable for spring, summer and autumn planting. Bolting is when the central stalk of a plant grows quickly upward and produces flowers, which turns the…

Spinach

Spinach 'Corvair' (Spinacia Hybrid)

'Corvair' produces an abundance of vitamin-packed, smooth green leaves and is an ideal vegetable to grow in the spring or autumn. This selection is slow to bolt. Bolting is when the central stalk of a plant grows quickly upward and produces flowers, which turns the flavor bitter. As…

Spinach

Spinach 'Emu' (Spinacia oleracea)

A fast-growing, versatile variety that is delicious whether harvested in the “baby” stage, or allowed to mature into larger leaves. Slower to bolt than most other varieties so spinach can be harvested over a longer season. Tolerates cool temperatures; plant early in the spring as…