Brassica rapa rosularis
- Leaf vegetable
- Good variety for baby leaf production
- Also known as Rosette Pak Choi
Very popular Asian variety. Plants form low growing(10cm) rosettes of dark green glossy leaves with pale green/white stems. Leaves have a mild mustard flavour that is commonly used fresh as a salad green or cooked as a vegetable in stir fries and soups. Is a very popular variety for baby leaf production and produces in around 21 days. Very cold tolerant. Also known as Rosette Pak Choi.
Also an excellent variety for spouts and microgreens.
How to sow and grow:
|Method:||Sow direct or raise seedlings|
|When:||Spring, summer and autumn|
|Position:||Part or full sun, well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/flowering:||45 days (baby leaf in 21 days)|
|Care:||Protect from caterpillars and aphids. Can be harvested at any stage; pick leaves as required. Keep well watered. Plants tend to grow more upright in warm weather and flatter to the ground in cooler weather.|
(Product number: D3-11-P)
Seeds per gram: 500 seeds
|Botanical name:||Brassica rapa rosularis|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||175 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||500|
Easy to growBy: Donna D on 21 March 2016This never fails. It grows quickly and you can use it in so many ways. I like it in stir-fries and one-pot meals. I put in heaps in the last minute of cooking and it shrinks quite a lot. A good leafy green.