Red Mustard Greens possess purple wrinkled leaves with purple-green multicolor appearance. The leaves can be 12 inches wide and 30 inches long. Red Mustard Greens are a cool-season crop, and they’re available from winter through spring.
They are a variety of Brassica juncea and are in the family which consists of turnips, cabbage, and broccoli.
Two commonly grown varieties of these vegetables are Japanese Giant Red Mustard and Osaka Purple Mustard.
Species: B. juncea
Binomial name: Brassica juncea
Red Mustard Greens Trivia
- Mustard Plants are in general sometimes used to remove toxic substances from the ground.
- Mustard Oil is banned in the United States for culinary intent even though they’re used regularly in the South Asian cuisine. However, they’re used as a massage oil in the U.S
- There are 17 subspecies of Mustard Greens that may diverge in shape, flavor, color, & size.