Latin Name – Brassica rapa chinensis
Sowing Instructions –Sow seed thinly 1.5cm deep in rows 30-40cms apart. The wider distance is used for semi-mature to whole head production, the closer distance is suitable for ‘cut & come again’/baby leaf production. Autumn sown ones should be sown in greenhouses / polytunnels either in the soil/containers or even grow bags and kept protected in cold spells.
Hints and Tips –Thin row to 7.5-10cm for baby leaf, 20cm for semi-mature & 25cm for whole heads. To help prevent bolting pick leaves regularly, water well and keep weed free. Thinnings can be eaten.
Seeds – 150