Rosie | F1 Pak Choi Seed
$6.23 – $30.75 AUD excl gst
Bright red pak choi
30cm tall plants are vase-shaped with bright red leaves and greenish-red stems. Good for mixed packs with green or white stemmed pak chois. Also excellent as a baby leaf
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Brassica rapa var. chinensis
FOR PERMABEDS/SMALL-MED MARKET GARDENS:
TRANSPLANTS: 72 cell flats, 30 days in the nursery
INTENSIVE SPACING: 4 rows, 30cm spacing on the row, 28cm between the row. Can be grown as baby leaf, cut and come again.
COVER: Immediately cover with insect netting
CULTURE: Sow from early spring through midsummer. In the north, Pak Choi is well adapted for autumn plantings. Sow 15 seeds/30cm, 6mm deep in 50mm wide bands in rows 45cm apart. Thin plants, harvest before flowering.
For baby leaf sow 60 seeds/30cm in a 50-100mm wide band. Clip 4-5 week-old leaves.
PESTS: Flea beetles can be controlled by covering with floating row covers from day of sowing.
AVG DIRECT SEEDING RATE – bunching: 270m/30g, 4.5km/500g at above spacing. For baby leaf: 70m/30g, 1km/500g. at above spacing.
SEED SPECS: SEEDS/30g: Avg. 11,000.
- Latin Name: Brassica rapa var. chinensis
- Days To Maturity: 21 baby leaf, 45 full size
- Life Cycle: Annual
- Hybrid Status: Hybrid (F1)