Choi San

Brassica chinensis Open Pollinated

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

Standard seed packet, 80 seeds

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'Choi San' seeds

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).

Product code: E2-06

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 8mm
Season Spring, autumn and winter
Germination 7-14 days @ 7-23°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Biennial (usually grown as an annual)
Row Spacing 50cm
Plant Spacing 30cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 50 days

*Notes: Protect from aphids, caterpillars and mildew.


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All orders are dispatched from our warehouse in Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia.

We do not deliver overseas.

Shipping cost is calculated using all the items in your shopping cart and your delivery postcode. The table below outlines the delivery options and costs.

Order dispatch time is currently 1-3 business days plus delivery time.
Please note we are unable to guarantee specific delivery dates or delivery timeframes, all delivery times are estimates only.


Order contains: Delivery options: Delivery cost per order
Small seed packets ONLY - Economy Delivery $3.00 or FREE on orders over $25 $5
Parcel Delivery Capped rate of $8.99
Express Delivery $15.00

BULK seed, garden supplies, tools, or accessories -

Parcel Delivery

Capped rate of $8.99

Express Delivery

Starting from $15.00
(Calculated by weight)
Live Plants - Live plants Capped rate of $10.00

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.


Ratings & Reviews

Great greens to have in the garden

Grew nicely, was great in cooking. yielded a lot of leaves.
customer review from 7/12/2015 23 March 2016