English Name: Chinese Lettuce
Latin Name: Brassica japonica
Vigorous Japanese Green with stunning dark green indented leaves and mild crisp flavour. Delicious. Mizuna is a stunning plant amongst the vegetable garden or even to provide greenery amongst flowering annuals. Annual. Height 30cm.
Continually harvest or “cut and come again” when leaves are only 10cm long.
Use often to encourage new growth. Fertilise regularly with compost or high nitrogen liquid fertiliser.
Add leaves to salads and sandwiches or include in meat dishes at the last minute. Mizuna leaves are commonly included in continental salad mixes bought at grocers and supermarkets.