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Beijing Express, Hybrid

Brassica campestris var pekinensis


Beijing Express, Hybrid
Seed #656
Beijing Express is a pak choi like romaine lettuce and could be the new green for Caesar salad! Beijing Express stands erect and has dark green hairless leaves with long green petioles similar to romaine lettuce. Lighter green to yellow interior, crisp, tender and sweet. Slow bolting, tolerance to cold and heat. Can be planted ins late spring, summer and fall.
  • Cool-warm season
  • Approx. 500-550 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. 30 days
  • Planting season: Spring or late summer/early fall
Size Price Quantity  
Packet$4.00
1 Ounce$10.00
0.25 Pound$29.50
1 Pound$61.75
5 Pounds$286.25

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 late spring after last frost, 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.
Germination
Temperature
Seed
Depth
Seed
Spacing
Thin
To
Row
Distance
Plant
Height
50-80°F 1/4-1/2" 1-2" 6-8" 18-24" 12"
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Use in stir-fries and sauté. Makes a wonderful salad and has the crunch and appearance of romaine lettuce but with more flavor.
 
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