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Vegetable Planting Calendar

Mustard greens

Rich in vitamins A and C

  • Approximate planting per person per year, fresh, 5 to 10 feet
  • Approximate planting per person per year, process, 10 to 15 feet
  • 0.5 ounce of seeds for 100 feet of row
  • Minimum row space if hand cultivated, 18 inches
  • Minimum row space if using field implements, 42 inches
  • 3 inches between plants in row
  • Plant 0.25 inch deep
  • 30 to 40 days from planting to eating stage
  • 7,180 international units of vitamin A per 100 gram sample
  • 45 milligrams of vitamin C per 100 gram sample
  • Recommended varieties
    • Green Wave
      Excellent quality; slow to bolt; medium green
    • Savana
      Early maturing hybrid, smooth leaves
    • Southern Giant Curled
      Curly leaf, heat tolerant
    • Tendergreen
      Large, smooth leaf

Growing zones in Missouri
 

  • Recommended planting dates
    • South Missouri
      March 10 to May 1
      Aug. 1 to 30
    • Central Missouri
      March 15 to May 1
      Aug. 1 to 30
    • North Missouri
      March 25 to May 1
      Aug. 1 to 30

 

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