Leaves are finely serrated at baby size and mizuna-shaped at full size. The color ranges from dark green with red veins to dark maroon at either size, with the maroon color being darker in cooler weather. The flavor is sweet and slightly pungent.
• Edible Flowers: If allowed to bolt, use the flowers to add a little bite to salads and soups, and to brighten up salad mix. The flavor of the flowers is spicy and mustard-like.