Mustard - Florida Broadleaf
This vegetable might take the cake for the easiest vegetable to grow in Florida. You can plant nearly year-round, but you get better tasting leaves when you plant in the early spring and early fall.
When to Plant:
- North Florida: September - March
- Central Florida: September - March
- South Florida: August - March
Planting instructions: Plant in a spot with full sun and well-draining soil. Give each plant 10-12” of space between each other. Sow directly into the garden or start transplants undercover. Plant seeds about ½ “ deep and water regularly.
Germination time: 7 - 14 Days
Days to Maturity: 45 days
Number of seeds per pack: 30-40
For a more detailed dive into growing Mustard in Florida check out this guide that I wrote.
As always FL Gardening seeds grow well. I had 3 rows of Florida Broadleaf Mustard Greens and Georgia Southern Collard Greens. I was in and out of town to help with my grandchildren and my friends and neighbors helped me harvest and enjoyed their greens.
These mustards Grow and grow. They taste great and I'll continue to grow these.