Brassica juncea 'Golden Streaks’
Brassica juncea 'Golden Streaks’, Golden Mustard
Yellow flowers followed by long seed pods with brown seeds. Attractive golden green, narrow indented leaves with a mild mustard flavour. Culinary; the leaves and flowers are edible. The seeds can be ground to make mustard.
• Hardiness: H3 (1 to -5C)
• Type: Annual
• Height: 15cm
• Spread: 15cm
Available as herb seeds.
• Soil type: Fertile Loam
• pH: Acid -Neutral pH
• Habit: Clump
• Flowering colour: Yellow
• Flowering time: Summer
• Uses: Culinary & Medicinal
• Attracts pollinators: No
• Container suitability: Yes
• UK native: No
• Caution: Mustard seeds have been know to cause an allergic reaction.
• Indoor Sowing: In spring, into prepared plug trays or pots, cover with perlite.
• Outdoor Sowing: From mid spring into a prepared site, where the soil is rich and lightly shaded. Thin seedlings to 20cm apart.
• Propagation: N/A
• Maintenance: N/A
• Harvest: N/A
Jekka's "How to Grow Herbs" videos, includes Jekka's video on how to sow seeds for an informative step-by-step guide to seed sowing.
Growing indoors? Check out Jekka's blog on indoor herb gardening for some advice.
One of our three core roots is that we are Environmentally Conscious and for the past 30 years all the herbs grown at Jekka’s have been raised following sustainable, environmentally friendly and organic approaches resulting in a remarkable biodiversity at the herb farm.
Our herb seeds are also untreated and can be used to grow organic herb plants.