Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis
Half Sun – Prefers 3 To 6 Hours of Sunlight a Day.
Semi Frost Hardy
Semi Frost Hardy – Is Able to Survive Moderately Low Temperatures.
Moderate Watering – Requires Regular Watering.
Low Maintenance – Requires little maintenance.
An upright clump of dark green leaves, each with a very thick white or light green stalk.
Keep soil cool and moist.
Well-drained, rich soil with plenty of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. Be sure to add fertiliser.
Sow seed in early spring or late summer for a fall or winter crop. Sow in double rows, with rows 25 cm apart. Plant seeds 5 cm apart and 6-13mm deep. Thin out seedlings at a later stage to 20 cm apart.
Bok choy is used in soups, salads, stir-fries and fillings.
|Interesting planting ideas|
Beets, bush beans, carrots, chamomile, chard, cucumbers, dill, kale, lettuce, mint, nasturtiums, potatoes, sage and spinach are good companions to plant with Bok choy.
One cup of cooked bok choy provides more than 100% of the recommended dietary allowance.
4 to 6 weeks after sowing.
Grow 4 to 8 plants per person.
- Botanical name: Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis
- Common name(s): Bok choy
- Categories: Fruits and Vegetables
An upright clump of dark green leaves, each with a very thick white or light green stalk. Bok Choy is also known as white cabbage and belongs to the leafy vegetable family of Chinese brassicas.
Botanical Pronunciation: BRAS-ee-ka
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Requires moderate maintenance.