Brassica rapa chinensis
Did you know Pak Choi (known also as Bok Choy, Pak Choy etc) has been cultivated in China for over 5000 years? It's played a significant role in traditional Chinese cuisine and medicine. Today, it’s a staple in many Asian and American recipes. Pak Choi's unique flavor makes it particularly great for stir-fries, braising and soups. It can also be enjoyed raw.
Sprouts in: 1 - 2 weeks
Full size in: 4 - 5 weeks
Enjoy for: 4 - 5 weeks
- Bok Choy is a heat sensitive plant that grows better at temperatures around 24C max
- You can start harvesting the plant in approximately one month by picking off the larger outer leaves - the plant will produce more from its basal growing point. Harvest gradually until the plant is about 40 days old.
- Alternatively, you may harvest the whole plant approximately one month after it has been planted. Just remember not to allow it to age over two months.