Description – Can be grown as a ‘baby leaf, or left to mature with thick, succulent stems of white and pale green, plus the unique purple leaf with bright green stems. Pak Choi Tri-coloured Mix produces quick maturing Oriental Pak Choy vegetables rich in Vitamins A and C, folate, calcium and iron with the added antioxidant benefit of red anthocyanadins in the purple leaf variety.
Sowing – Sow seeds March to July, every 3 weeks. Sow seeds thinly, 12mm (½ in) deep, in rows 38cm (15in) apart. Prefers rich, moist soil in full sun.
Growing – Thin to 1cm (4in) for ‘baby leaf, to 2cm (8in» for larger plants and to 3cm (12in) for fully mature plants.
Aftercare – Keep well watered throughout the growing period to avoid bolting and lack of flavour. Harvest ‘baby leaves’ in 3 days, full size from 6 days.
Harvest – April to October