Japanese mustard spinach is part of the Brassica (Mustard) genus and its scientific name is Brassica rapa var. komatsuna.
A type of edible vegetable, it mainly grows as an annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season.
Normally grows with a mound-forming habit. This plant tends to bloom in early summer, followed by first harvests in late spring.
Japan is believed to be where Japanese mustard spinach originates from.
Japanese mustard spinach is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Japanese mustard spinach have been kindly provided by our members.
Japanese mustard spinach likes a position of partial sun and remember to water moderately. Use Zone 3 - Zone 14 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.
See our list of companion Plants for Japanese mustard spinach to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
These estimates for how long Japanese mustard spinach takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world.
Average 5 days | Min 2 days | Max 15 days (13)
Average 60 days | Min 60 days | Max 60 days (1)
Average 65 days | Min days | Max days (0)
Brassica rapa var. pervirdis,Brassica campestris (rapifera group)
Misspellings: komsuna, komtsuna, komasuna