Japanese Mustard Spinach
Lettuce Green Komatsuna Seed Package PictureJapanese Mustard Spinach

English Name - Japanese mustard spinach

Japanese Name - 小松菜 (komatsuna)

Picture - Japanese mustard spinach seeds
Picture - Japanese mustard spinach ready for harvest
Picture - Harvested Japanese mustard spinach

Strong winds wiped out most of the leaves during the first year on the island. The leaves which were able to be harvested were pretty good.

Storm Damage

Reduced amount and lower quality compliments of some strong seasonal wind and rain which inundated the farm.

Picture - Japanese mustard spinach leaves.
Tanegashima Japan Farming Subtropical Climate Growing Producing Gardening Farm Plan Vegetables Lettuce Green Komatsuna Harvest Washed PictureWashed Leaves

A limited harvest but a few leaves were salvaged.

Picture - Washed Japanese mustard spinach leaves.

As an amateur farmer, I am constantly looking for information to make things easier, and to be more productive in my farms.

My best resource though is all of you REAL FARMERS out there. If you are growing Japanese mustard spinach, please take some time and post a comment with your thoughts, suggestions, constructive criticism, and links to useful sites.

Your input will be greatly appreciated not only by me, but anyone else visiting this page. Thanking you ahead of time for posting.

For now check out the following links, which I found to be very useful.

Picture - Japanese mustard spinach seeds.
Wikipedia - general information about Japanese mustard spinach.
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