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-warm season
- Approx. 700-1000 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. 10-15 days microgreens; 20-30 days baby leaf;45 days full maturity
- Planting season: Late spring/summer
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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. Once established, Tatsoi can tolerate colder temperatures than most pak choi.
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.