Choi San

Brassica chinensis

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Standard seed packet, 80 seeds

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Choi San

Brassica chinensis

  • Asian vegetable
  • Long stems with medium green leaves
  • Choy Sum

Asian vegetable grown for its long stalks, small yellow flowers and thick green leaves. Unique flavour. Most commonly used in soups, stir fries and as a steamed vegetable. Harvest whole plant when it begins to bolt. Choi San is also known as Tsai Hsin and is a variety of Choi Sum(syn. Choy Sum).

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 8mm
When: Spring, autumn and winter
Row Spacing: 50cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Hardiness: Hardy
Days to Maturity/flowering: 50 days
*Notes: Protect from aphids, caterpillars and mildew.

(Product number: E2-06)

SKU E2-06
Botanical name: Brassica chinensis
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 80 seeds
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Photo by barb prentis

Great greens to have in the garden

By: on 23 March 2016
Grew nicely, was great in cooking. yielded a lot of leaves.

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