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Tatsoi 'Even'star'

Brassica narinosa

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Even'star is a variety of Tatsoi which is a member of the Mustard family. Its botanical name is Brassica narinosa 'Even'star'.

Despite its name, this is not a classic basal rosette tatsoi. It is instead derived from a Tenderleaf-Tatsoi cross and shows some variability in form. Excellent for cut-and-come-again, whole-plant harvesting, or selective cutting for cooking greens. Sweet, succulent, tender with heavy profitable leaves. A superb mild component to tone down mustards in cooking blends. Selected for tender sweet leaves, 100% winter hardiness in Maryland and superior vigor. More upright growth form than standard tatsoi, but with much less cold-burn leaf damage following deep freezes and more rapid bounce back.

This variety is a Vegetable that typically grows as an Biennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of two years.

Even'star Tatsoi tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Even'star have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Even'star

Even'star needs a loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 to 7.0 (weakly acidic soil to neutral soil).

Growing Even'star from seed

Aim to sow 0.39 inches (1.0 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 7.02 inches (18.0 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 15°C / 59°F.

Transplanting Even'star

Harvesting Even'star