[Market-farming] Re: Mizuna

Willa C wilc at farmers-market.com
Sun Oct 19 10:54:25 EDT 2003


Survives under the snow in Oregon, but we have warm snow here:)

Tim
Brookings OR

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Roger Weeks" <roger69 at yahoo.com>
To: <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Saturday, October 18, 2003 3:19 PM
Subject: [Market-farming] Re: Mizuna


> > PS - I have not tested mizuna's frost hardiness myself, but
> > have read in several places that it is frost hardy.
> 
> While we don't have killer frosts here in Sonoma County (about 70 miles
> north of the Golden Gate), my area does have frosts every winter.  I've
> grown mizuna, arugula, romaine, spinach and curly endive here every
> winter for the last 3, and the lowest temperature has been 20.5 (with
> wind chill).
> 
> No problems growing any of them, without cover, in raised beds.
> 
> This year I also plan on radicchio, escarole, chicory, mache, many
> kinds of lettuces, chervil and cilantro (which is frost-hardy down to
> 10, supposedly), and italiam flat parsley grown in a tunnel.
> 
> Roger
> Weeks Gardens
> Sebastopol CA
> 
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