Pak Choi Rosette Tatsoi Seeds
Info: Pak Choi is a typical Asian salad with dark green leaves and white stalks. The leaves are used for fresh salads and the strong stalks can be boiled or steamed as vegetables with short cooking time, like asparagus or Asian stir-fries. Pak Choi has a mild spicy, fresh taste. It is easy to grow and grows fast.
The leaves of the Pak Choi Rosette Tasoi stand in a dense, compact rosette that can be harvested as a whole or just single leaves. The leaves are usually harvested small when they are spoon-shaped and dark green. They have a mild taste and taste excellent and delicately steamed in oil or prepared like spinach. It is also ideal for salad, vegetables or soups. This leafy vegetable is very robust and has a good cold and heat tolerance.
Sowing & cultivation: Pak Choi can be cultivated during the whole year, mostly it is sown in spring or autumn. Pak Choi grows best in a sunny position in a fertile soil. Sow thinly, direct into finely raked, moist, weed free soil 6mm deep in rows 30cm apart. Thin the resulting seedlings, leaving the strongest to a final spacing of 20cm apart. Water regularly and provide a weak liquid feed once a week. They are snail magnets, so plants need protection in the open garden. Plants reach a stage for `baby leaf` harvest in 28 days and mature plants take around 50 days.
|Botanical name||Brassica rapa var. chinensis|
|Sowing||spring or autumn outdoors|
|Location||sunny, well-drained, rich soil|
|Harvesting||3 to 6 weeks after sowing|