Cabbage heads are generally picked during the first year of the plants’ life cycles, but those intended for seed are allowed to grow a second year, and must be kept separated from other cold crops to prevent cross-pollination.
Ease-of-care: Moderately difficult-Requires good soil, timely planting and protection from pests.
Easy to grow.
Harvest in 80-110 days
Grow in seed trays and plant out in 4 weeks. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed.
Best planted at soil temperatures between 13°C and 26°C.
Space plants: 50-75cm
Pak Choi is made up of the same chemicals as broccoli and cauliflower, because it is also a cruciferous vegetable.. It is a delicate leaf-stalk vegetable that is cultivated mainly in China, Korea, Japan, and the USA. The plants grow to about sixteen to twenty inches tall and are ready for harvest just two months after planting. The darker the leaf, the more betacarotene it contains. Bet-carotene is found in dark green and dark yellow fruits and vegetables.
Can be grown all year Pak Choi is a cool-season crop typically grown in autumn and early winter, though in warmer climates harvest can continue well into winter. It will germinate at temperatures between 13 to 26°C.Sow thinly, direct into finely raked, moist, weed free soil 6mm (0.25″) deep in rows 30cm (12″) apart. Thin the resulting seedlings, leaving the strongest, by degrees to a final spacing of 20cm (8″) apart.
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