ECHO Asia Seed Fact Sheets Brassica juncea
General description and special characteristics – Mustard is a perennial herb, usually grown as an annual or biennial, up to 1 m or more tall. It has a rooting depth of 90–120 cm (35-47 in.) and is often used in salads or cooked as a green. Seeds may also be pressed for oil.
- Khasi: Extremely spicy/hot variety from NE India with rounded, spiny leaves.
- Mizuna: Thai variety of the mildly spicy mustard originating in Japan.
- Burma: Non-spicy mustard variety from Burma with round, smooth leaves.