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Mustard Spinach Komatsuna


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Highly nutritious leaves that develop a little heat as the plant matures
    Komatsuna or Japanese mustard spinach is a leaf vegetable popular in Japan and Taiwan where it’s stir-fried, pickled, boiled, added to soups and used fresh in salads. Easy, fast growing and slow to bolt, the leaves develop a little heat as the plant matures.
  • A taste of Asia
  • Salad, steam, stir fry, soups, pickle
  • Exciting and delicious varieties
  • Plant Attributes

    • Position: Full Sun
    • Suitable Climate Zone(s):
      • Tropical
      • Subtropical
      • Arid
      • Temperate
      • Cool
    • Flowering Time(s): Spring, Summer, Winter, Autumn
    • Plant Type: Edibles


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    How to use

    1. Cut spinach about 4cm long and place in a large mixing bowl. Add the onion, spring onion, salt and 1 cup of flour into the bowl.
    2. Pour 1/2 cup of water and toss everything together by using a spoon or a tong. Add more flour and water if you prefer more chewy fritters.
    3. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a frying pan over medium-low heat. Place a spoonful of the mixture in the hot pan and fry for 3 minutes. Flip to the other side and continue to fry for another 3 minute. If your pan seems too dry, drizzle more oil as needed.
    4. Make dipping sauce by combining the soy sauce and lemon juice and toasted sesame seeds in a small mixing bowl.

    General Precautions

    Not suitable for children under 3 years of age, contains small parts. Adult supervision required.

    Sizes/Options Available

    500 Seeds

    General Retail Stockists

    Bunnings Warehouse and Independent Garden Retailers