Brassica rapa var. narinosa
This specialty pak choi is cold tolerant. Leaves and petioles are tender with a mild, mustard flavor. Leaves are spoon-shaped and dark green color. Petioles are shorter than most pak choi. In warm temperatures, the plant grows erect while in cold temperatures, the plant forms flat rosettes growing close to the ground.
- Cool season annual
- Approx. 1500-1700 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.)
- 251,000 seed count per pound.
- Maturity: Approx. 40-50 days (20-25 days for baby leaf)
- Planting season: Late spring/summer
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Cultivation: Prefers mild and cool temperatures. Prepare fertile, well drained soil. Sow seeds in spring/summer after last frost or late summer/early fall. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Plants can be harvested at any stage. Harvest the whole plant at once or pick the outer leaves for several weeks.
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Use in soup, baby leaf salad, microgreens, pickling, stir-fry, ohitashi, sukiyaki, and yosenabe.