Two vegetables in 1- tasty spinach-like leaves and crunchy, sweet stems! Each plant bears 10-14 erect stalks, 8-10"L. Grows best in cool weather and can be grown as a spring or fall crop. The slight mustardy flavor of Pak Choy makes it a delightful addition to stir-fries, soups, noodle and meat dishes, and salads, if the young leaves are used.
Pollination occurs by insect, bird, wind, humans, or other natural mechanisms. Because there are no restrictions on the flow of pollen between individuals, open-pollinated plants are more genetically diverse. However, as long as pollen is not shared between different varieties within the same species, then the seed produced will remain true-to-type year after year.
This variety has a history of being passed down within a family or community, similar to the generational sharing of certain items like jewelry or furniture.
VEGETABLE SEED AND PLANTING GUIDE
|Direct Seed (100 Ft.)||Distance Apart In Row After Thinning||Space Between Rows||Planting Depth|
* This is an estimated guide. Conditions may vary considerably due to location.
ESTIMATED DAYS TO MATURITY
APPROXIMATE SEED COUNT
- 7,812 per Oz.
- 125,000 per Lb.
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- Dill improves growth and health
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- Nasturtium deters bugs, beetles, aphids
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- Tansy deters cabbageworm and cutworm
- Thyme deters cabbageworm
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