Mustard – White (Brassica alba syn. Sinapis alba)


An ANNUAL growing to 60cm. Prefers moist well-drained soil in semi-shade or full sun.
Leaves and seeds are eaten and it has some medicinal uses.

Available on backorder

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Leaves are eaten raw or cooked and has a hot pungent flavour. WFhite mustard is a commercial spice that is milder than black mustard.

The seed is said to be antibacterial, antifungal, appetizer, carminative, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, emetic, expectorant, rubefacient and stimulant. Externally used to create mustard “plasters” or added to hot water for a foot treatment.
Can be grown as a green manure.

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Please note that due to stock-take and a phenomenal start to the season, the MeadowSweet online shop will not fulfill orders for a few weeks (10 Nov - 20 Nov) . You can still catch me at the Orewa Farmers Market, or you are most welcome to send inquiries on plant availability. Thank you ! Minette - MeadowSweet Herbs Dismiss