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Basic Collection Information and Status
Mustard (Brassica sp., Brassicaceae)
Cultural Affiliation   Tarahumara
Collection Site   Chihuahua, Mexico (latitude: 28°; altitude: 7,200 ft / 2,200 m)
Collection Year   1996
Accession Status   Active
Catalog Information and Instructions
Tarahumara Mostaza/MocoasaliGR005
Old World introduction; this wild mustard is often found in Rarámuri fields. Slightly spicy leaves are harvested when young to be used in a salad or cooked. The flowers also have a wonderful light spiciness. Plant in the fall in the low desert.
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Collection Site
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Characterization and Evaluation
There are currently no observational data available for this accession. If you have made observations of this accession and are willing to share them, please contact us.
Mustard IntroductionCultivation InstructionsSeed Saving Instructions
Greens are excellent sources of vitamins, calcium and iron.The small seeds should be broadcast or raked in.These annuals are insect pollinated; do not grow different varieties of the same species if saving seed. Seed pods form along the flower stalk. Allow to mature and dry before harvesting. Place dried seed heads in a paper or cloth sack, strip off seeds, and winnow out chaff.
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