Giant Red Mustard Overview
Brassica juncea var. rugosa (one of the 'Asian Greens') is a clump-forming, fast-growing, hardy, leaf vegetable. It sports a rosette of leaves that range from lime green to dark green and purple. The Purple Frills cultivar has fine, sharply toothed curly leaves. The flowers, leaves and leaf stalks are edible and have a peppery flavor. There are many cultivars. The best time to eat the fresh leaves, is before the plant starts to flower (bolt).