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Chinese Mustard Brassica juncea

Phonetic Spelling
BRAS-ee-ka JUN-see-uh
Description

The edible flowers have a mustard, hot flavor.

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#sun#yellow#full sun#summer#fall flowers#wildflowers#yellow flowers#fall interest#summer flowers#fields
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#sun#yellow#full sun#summer#fall flowers#wildflowers#yellow flowers#fall interest#summer flowers#fields
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Brassica
    Species:
    juncea
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Wildflower
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Edible
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Petals:
    4-5 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    This plant has a terminal cluster of yellow flowers with four petals.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Purple/Lavender
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Edible
    Leaf Margin:
    Lobed
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Lower leaves are variously lobed. Upper leaves taper to a short petiole. They are smooth with a whitish bloom. Leaves may have some purple veins or even be purple.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Edible Garden