Botanical Name

Komatsuna

Package: 200g package

¥300

Description

This Japanese mustard spinach has a fresh, sweet taste, and crunchy texture. Known for its impressive nutritional properties, komatsuna is chock full of vitamin C, calcium, and beta carotene.

Characteristics

Botanical Name

Brassica rapa var. perviridis

Family

Brassicaceae

Sowing Month

Early spring and autumn

Harvest Month

June

Origin

Chiba

Health Benefits

Excellent source of calcium, vitamin A, and vitamin C.

Cooking Tips

Komatsuna has a fresh, sweet taste, and crunchy texture. It’s a very versatile vegetable that can be eaten raw, pickled, stir-fried, boiled, used fresh in salads, or added to soups.