Byrd Mustard, 1839 Heirloom, Organic $3.45 $3.95
The Seed Savers Exchange - This heirloom variety’s leaves have the classic spice and sharpness of good mustard green and are more substantial in texture than other leafy greens. The glossy highly toothed leaves gently cascade downward, making them an attractive addition to the vegetable garden. Jim Tjepkema received the variety from fellow Seed Savers Exchange member Dorothy Jones in 1990 and later donated it to our collection. The variety’s lineage can be traced to Georgia in 1839, through Dorothy’s husband’s ancestors.  Characteristics: Organic From the Collection Spicy and sharp Substantial texture 250 seeds per packet  Instructions - You can directly seed your mustards into the ground, placing 3 seeds every 8 inches. Plant them 3 months before your first frost in rows 18-30 inches apart. The seeds should be planted 1/4-1/2 inches deep. As they grow, thin them to 1 plant every 8-10 inches. Mustards may bolt early if planted in the spring.  Start Indoors: 6 weeks before the last frost  Direct Seed: 1/2" Deep Thin: 1-6" Apart Plant Outdoors: 6-8” Apart  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability 
Green Wave Mustard Greens, Organic $3.25 $3.50
High Mowing Organic Seeds - Bright lime green, ruffled leaves add great contrast to salad mixes. A reliable workhorse mustard, with beautiful color and spicy flavor that mellows when cooked. At the baby stage, leaves are flat with softly serrated edges. At full size, leaf margins become heavily serrated and frilly. Characteristics: Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated  High yielding  Extremely slow to bolt  Medium spicy flavor  Instructions - Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked. Sow every 3 weeks into fall for a continuous harvest. Harvest leaves as desired. Use floating row cover when planting to protect from flea beetles. For baby leaf: plant 1/4" deep  For baby leaf: row spacing: 2/3" between bands For full size: thin to 6"  For full size: row spacing: 18" Harvest & Storage - Harvest when leaves are ~3” tall by cutting 1” from the ground or pick individual leaves for cut and come again.   Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Feaster Family Heirloom Mustard $3.45 $3.95
The Seed Savers Exchange - This heirloom variety has been stewarded and preserved by members of the Feaster family of rural Shiloh, Florida (Marion County), since the Civil War. This green-leaved mustard is mild and slightly sweet when cooked and was donated to Seed Savers Exchange by Jerome Feaster in 2014. Bearing long, broad, smooth, upright leaves with a toothed margin, these plants reach 20-25" tall and 16-18" wide. Characteristics: Mild flavor Plants reach 20-25" tall and 16-18" wide A family favorite since the Civil War 250 seeds per packet  Instructions - You can directly seed your mustards into the ground, placing 3 seeds every 8 inches. Plant them 3 months before your first frost in rows 18-30 inches apart. The seeds should be planted 1/4-1/2 inches deep. As they grow, thin them to 1 plant every 8-10 inches. Mustards may bolt early if planted in the spring.  Start Indoors: 6 weeks before the last frost  Direct Seed: 1/2" Deep Thin: 1-6" Apart Plant Outdoors: 6-8” Apart  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability 
Wasabina Mustard Greens, Organic $3.25 $3.75
Beautiful light green frills with sweet and spicy, wasabi flavor. High Mowing Organic Seeds - At maturity, the leaves have an enjoyable texture and remain tender, complementing their dynamic and unique flavor. Extremely cold tolerant, the plants are also slow to bolt and the serrated leaves remain upright and beautifully green throughout the growing season. 18,500 seeds/oz. Characteristics:  Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated Spicy wasabi flavor Slow to bolt Cold tolerant 45 days full size  1/32 oz approx.  Instructions - Most Brassica greens are moderately hardy annuals that can be sown from early spring through midsummer. Commonly grown as a baby leaf for salad mixes in the US, and also traditionally grown for full-size leaves in ethnic cuisine or stir-fry and pickled. Light cooking dispels mustard heat to reveal a very sweet and full flavor. Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked. Sow every 3 weeks into fall for a continuous harvest. Harvest leaves as desired. Use floating row cover when planting to protect from flea beetles.  Direct Seed 1" apart Planting Depth 1/4" Rows 18" Apart Thin 6" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
Hotshot Spicy Mustard Blend, Organic $3.25 $3.50
High Mowing Organic Seeds - Spice up your greens with this flavorful mix! A variety of spicy mustard flavors, colors, and shapes. Includes our favorite spicy mustards and some secret ingredients for a signature mix with extreme diversity. Can be marketed and used as a braising mix if grown to full size. Characteristics: Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated  A spicy blend of mustards and other favorites  HMOs Exclusive  Instructions - Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked. Sow every 3 weeks into fall for a continuous harvest. Harvest leaves as desired. Use floating row cover when planting to protect from flea beetles. For baby leaf: plant 1/4" deep  For baby leaf: row spacing: 2/3" between bands For full size: thin to 6"  For full size: row spacing: 18" Harvest & Storage - Harvest when leaves are ~3” tall by cutting 1” from the ground or pick individual leaves for cut and come again.   Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Mesclun Mix, Organic $3.25 $3.50
Our best-selling item for the home garden! High Mowing Organic Seeds - Our own HMOS blend of lettuce and mustard greens. The diversity of this mix will give you a great medley of flavor and color. Mustards grow quickly, shading the soil for lettuces, creating a bountiful mix of greens suitable for cut-and-come-again harvest. Characteristics: Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated  High Mowing Organic Seeds Exclusive  A complementary mix of lettuces and mustards  28 days   1/32 oz approx.  Instructions - Lettuce is cool-season annual in the Compositae family. Choose cool, well-drained, loose soil. Lettuce is sensitive to low pH. Lettuce can be seeded in the spring as soon as the soil can be worked.  Plant 1/8" deep  Plant 8-12" apart  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Mild Mustard Blend, Organic $3.25 $3.25
One of our most popular mixes, with a variety of mild mustards and other greens. High Mowing Organic Seeds - Includes some of our favorite kales, mild-flavored mustards, and Asian greens for a tasty, diverse assortment. An attractive mix with contrasting leaf shapes, colors, and textures. Can be marketed and used as a braising mix if grown to full size. Characteristics:  Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated High Mowing Organic Seeds Exclusive Our favorite mild brassicas, mustards, and Asian greens  21 days  1/32 oz approx.    Instructions - Most Brassica greens are moderately hardy annuals that can be sown from early spring through midsummer. Commonly grown as a baby leaf for salad mixes in the US, and also traditionally grown for full-size leaves in ethnic cuisine or stir-fry and pickled. Light cooking dispels mustard heat to reveal a very sweet and full flavor. Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked. Sow every 3 weeks into fall for a continuous harvest. Harvest leaves as desired. Use floating row cover when planting to protect from flea beetles. Plant 1/4" deep  Plant rows apart 18"  Plant thin to 6"  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.
Red Giant Mustard Greens, Organic $3.25 $3.50
High Mowing Organic Seeds - Baby greens have bright green leaves with stunning deep purple veins. Full-size plants are incredibly beautiful with a full whorl of burgundy leaves. Mild when baby; spicy flavor increases with maturity. Use full-sized leaves for stir-frying, soups, and pickling. Characteristics: Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated  Essential salad leaf  Spicy flavor  Instructions - Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked. Sow every 3 weeks into fall for a continuous harvest. Harvest leaves as desired. Use floating row cover when planting to protect from flea beetles. For baby leaf: plant 1/4" deep  For baby leaf: row spacing: 2/3" between bands For full size: thin to 6"  For full size: row spacing: 18" Harvest & Storage - Harvest when leaves are ~3” tall by cutting 1” from the ground or pick individual leaves for cut and come again.   Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Ruby Streaks Mustard Greens, Organic $3.25 $3.50
High Mowing Organic Seeds - Deeply-lobed, lacy baby leaves with deep purple highlights. Green leaves with purple veining add loft, spice, and rosy elegance to any salad plate or stir-fry. Color is darkest when sown from summer through fall. Mix with Golden Frill for a gorgeous display. Characteristics: Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated  Essential salad leaf  Spicy flavor  Instructions - Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked. Sow every 3 weeks into fall for a continuous harvest. Harvest leaves as desired. Use floating row cover when planting to protect from flea beetles. For baby leaf: plant 1/4" deep  For baby leaf: row spacing: 2/3" between bands For full size: thin to 6"  For full size: row spacing: 18" Harvest & Storage - Harvest when leaves are ~3” tall by cutting 1” from the ground or pick individual leaves for cut and come again.   Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Garnet Giant Mustard Greens, Organic $3.25 $3.55
High Mowing Organic Seeds - Stunning, vibrant maroon leaves with bright lime green stems. A must-have for any baby mustard mix. Color fades under row cover (or any low-light condition), but returns within a few days of plants being uncovered. Flowers are tender and sweet in stir-fries! An ancient variety was first cultivated for seed in northwest Asia and brought to us by the Kitazawa Seed Company in California. Characteristics: Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated  Essential salad leaf  Spicy mustard flavor  Instructions - Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked. Sow every 3 weeks into fall for a continuous harvest. Harvest leaves as desired. Use floating row cover when planting to protect from flea beetles. For baby leaf: plant 1/4" deep  For baby leaf: row spacing: 2/3" between bands For full size: thin to 6"  For full size: row spacing: 18" Harvest & Storage - Harvest when leaves are ~3” tall by cutting 1” from the ground or pick individual leaves for cut and come again.   Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
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