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Planting - Chinese cabbage





Planting Information




Seeding Rate Per Foot Scatter thinly and transplant when first true leaves emerge.
Seeds Per Ounce 15,000
Space Between Plants 10"
Planting Depth 1/4"
Plant Height Medium
Plant Types

Napa - forms fairly dense heads of overlapping leaves ranging 3 to 6 pounds.

Bok Choy forms head of large white petioles (leaf stems). These petioles are the desirable portion of the plant.

Favorite Varieties Two Seasons - semi-spreading head with very wide, white petioles. Resists bolting in warm weather. Michihili Jade Takii Spring A-1 - Makes two good varieties for the plantings. Siew Choy - grows excellent upright 18" head with light green stems. Wong Bok (Napa) -- Head 8"-10" high, 6" wide head.
Seed Viability (Years) 4 years
Seed Germination 70 F
Germination Time 4 to 14 days at temperatures between 45 F and 95 F


Planting Instructions



Rows: start seed indoors about 4 weeks before transplanting outdoors, or direct seed outdoors using season extenders such as wall-o-waters for protection.

When transplanting or thinning, leave 1' to 2' between plants. Plant in rows 2' to 2 1/2' apart.

Beds: when planting in beds, allow 18" to 24" between each plant, or seed thinly using row cover for protection. Thin to 18" to 24" apart.

Containers: When planting in containers, allow 18" to 24" between each plant.

 

 

Chinese cabbage

Tips

Rotate planting location of this family of vegetables.

 

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