Mizuna grows wild on most continents of the world, though it is more commonly grown in Asia. It can be grown seasonally or year-round. This leafy green tastes best when harvested young before flowering, with a zingy flavor similar to arugula. The mizuna plant grows very quickly and is often used in salads, sandwiches, and stir-fries.
Can Rabbits Eat Mizuna?
Rabbits are known to enjoy a wide variety of leafy greens, so they will likely enjoy mizuna as well. However, as with any new food, you should introduce it gradually and watch your rabbit for any signs of digestive upset. Mizuna is a good source of vitamins A and C, as well as minerals like potassium and magnesium. So, if your rabbit enjoys it, mizuna is a healthy addition to its diet.
Can rabbits eat other types of salad greens, like arugula?
Is mizuna a good source of vitamins and minerals?
Yes, mizuna provides leafy greens, which are an excellent source of vitamins and minerals.
Is mizuna safe for rabbits?
Mizuna can be a healthy addition to your rabbit’s diet and is unlikely to cause any problems if introduced gradually and watched for signs of digestive upset.
How much fresh mizuna should I give my rabbit per day?
As a general rule, we recommend feeding rabbits as much fresh food as they will eat and letting them graze on hay throughout the day.
If you would like to give your rabbit mizuna, introduce it gradually by mixing with other greens and watching for any signs of digestive upset.