Mustard, Black

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Quick facts

  • Make your own mustard
  • Seeds easy to harvest

Brassica nigra

Black mustard has a more powerful flavor than yellow, dijon, or white mustard and is known for being the first species that that mustard condiment was made from.  Grind black mustard seeds to make the powder that you can then make into a paste.  Easy to grow and prolific- mix it with other mustard species to make a really dynamic mustard condiment.

Make the flavor complex by mixing with homegrown 'Dijon' mustard!

How to grow it:  

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant

Sun

Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing

45-85

Not rec.

3-7 d.

Light

Full

1/4”

4”/18”

Direct sow around the last frost date. Harvest seeds by clipping upper part of plant which bears seeds into a large bag. Agitate bag to free seeds from pods. Use a fan to separate chaff from seeds. Grind with a coffee or grain grinder to produce mustard powder. Hydrate with vinegar, wine, or beer to make your own mustard sauce!

Seed specs:

Packet size: 1 g, ~250 seeds