Vegetables Greens Asian Greens Carlton

Carlton

(F1) Asian Green Seed

Product ID: 3872

Very dark green-leaved komatsuna.

Similar to Summerfest but with a darker green color and a smaller plant. Better uniformity and yield than open-pollinated varieties. Good heat and cold tolerance. Traditionally used in Japan either steamed and seasoned with soy sauce, or in stir fries and soups. It is also excellent braised or, at the baby leaf stage, used in salads. Avg. 9,600 seeds/oz. Packet: 250 seeds.

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Packet

$4.25
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1/2 Ounce

$19.15
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1 Ounce

$31.95
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1/4 Pound

$84.50
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1 Pound

$282.60
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5 Pounds

$1,302.60
Backordered until Feb 20, 2018

25 Pounds

$6,040.00
Backordered until Feb 20, 2018
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Additional Information



CULTURE: Sow from early spring through midsummer. In the South, greens are well adapted to fall plantings. For full-sized bunching, sow 15 seeds/ft., 1/4" deep in 2" wide bands in rows 18" apart. Most varieties do not require thinning. See catalog descriptions for varieties that do. Harvest before flowering. For baby leaf, sow a 2" to 4" wide band at 60 seeds/ft. Clip young leaves when 3-6" tall.
PESTS: Flea beetles are best controlled by covering with floating row covers (see Index) from day of sowing.
AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATE: For bunching: 1 oz./830', 1 lb./13,000' at above spacing. For baby leaf: 1 oz./210', 1 lb./3,300' at above spacing.
SEED SPECS: SEEDS/OZ.: Avg. 12,650.
PACKET: 250 seeds unless otherwise noted, sows 16' full-size, 4' baby leaf.

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Quick Facts

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Latin Name
Brassica rapa var. perviridis
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
35 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Hybrid (F1)
Product Features
Heat Tolerant Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
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Salad Mix Component Salad Mix Component
A mixture of lettuce and greens with different colors, flavors and textures, harvested at a tender, baby, bite-size stage. For fresh salads.
Johnny's Exclusive Salad Mix Component Heat Tolerant