Hon Tsai Tai

Brassica chinensis

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Standard seed packet, 80 seeds

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Hon Tsai Tai

Brassica chinensis


  • Asian vegetable
  • Tender purple stalks
  • Mild and sweet mustard flavour


Asian vegetable grown for its attractive tender purple stalks, green leaves and yellow flowers. Mild and sweet mustard flavour. Can be used fresh in salads or cooked in stir fries, soups, or steamed by itself. Adds colour to the dinner plate. Best harvested just before the flowers open.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 8mm
When: Spring, summer, autumn (and winter in mild climates)
Row Spacing: 40cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 5cm
Hardiness: Hardy
Days to Maturity/flowering: 40 days
Care: Protect from aphids, caterpillars and mildew.

(Product number: E2-07)
Seeds per gram: 500 seeds


SKU E2-07
Botanical name: Brassica chinensis
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 80 seeds
Seeds per gram: 500
Photo credits:

Photo by Thomas Janstrom

Photo by anonymous customer

Sprouted on the third day after sowing

27 November 2017
Best stir fried with smoked pork
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