A leafy green from the cabbage family that is used in Chinese or oriental dishes and can also be used as a substitute for spinach. The young leaves and stems are excellent chopped or diced in salads, while older leaves are best stir-fried or braised.
Contains average 150 seeds.
|Light Requirements — Full sun|
|Soil Requirements — Well drained soil|
Sow in a well-prepared garden bed. Prefers well drained soil and a sunny position. Sow thinly in rows 40cm (16in) apart and cover very lightly with fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist. Seedlings emerge in six to ten days. Keep moist, weed free and well-watered. Fertilise regularly. Harvest six to eight weeks after sowing.
Keep soil moist.