Shanghai Green Pak Choi Asian Green
If you love stir-fry—or just tasty vegetables—these easy-to-grow greens are a must! This popular pak choi matures early and has thick, dark-green leaves and light-green petioles shaped like an hourglass. This variety has excellent heat tolerance and adapts well to most areas provided temperatures stay between 50-80°F. Chefs and home cooks alike tout its tender leaves and excellent flavor. (aka Pac Choy, Bok Choy) 45-50 days full heads, 35-40 days baby choy. ±14,500 seeds/oz.
- 45-50 days full heads, 35-40 days baby choy
- ±14,500 seeds/oz
- Mild flavor
- Light green stems and leaves
- Bolt resistant
This variety works for:
- Fresh eating
Shanghai Green Pak Choi is most often used in Asian cuisine and can serve as a replacement for Napa cabbage. Despite it's appearance, the leaves are quite delicate.
Try sautéing leaves and adding them to dishes that include garlic, ginger, mushrooms, soy sauce, and chilies.
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after danger of frost has passed to prevent premature flowering. Can also be planted in late summer for a fall crop. Seeds will germinate in 4-7 days. Plant in full sun to partial shade.
- Direct Seed: 1" Apart
- Seed Depth: 1/4"
- Rows Apart: 18"
- Thin: 6-12" Apart