Brassica rapa Chinensis group
This green stem variety is very popular in South China. It has an attractive hourglass shape with glossy, dark green leaves, and thick petioles that are tender and very delicious. It is high yielding and known for its heat tolerance.
- Cool-warm season
- Approx. 1000-1100 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
- Maturity: Approx. 10-15 days microgreens; 20-30 days baby leaf;45 days full maturity
- Planting season: Late spring-early summer or late summer-early fall
For quantities greater than 500 lbs, or for special requests such as seed treatment, ask us for a price quote on this variety.
Cultivation: Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in spring after last frost to early summer or late summer/early fall. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Optimum growing temperatures are in the 60s°F. Exposure to frost or prolonged temperatures below 50°F may result in bolting. Mulch fall crops to avoid premature bolting. Harvest when about 8-10” tall.
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Can be steamed, stir-fried, and braised. Use in soups, for ohitashi, and pickles.