GB CULTURAL INFO: W,H/Matures 7-11/Harvest 2-4/Yield 96-383/Spacing 10"
DAYS TO MATURITY: 28 days for baby greens, 45 days for bunches
SEEDS PER PACKET: 100
SOURCE CODE: C
APPROX GERM DAYS: 9-12
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4"
WHEN TO PLANT: Early Spring, Late Summer/Fall for winter in mild areas
PACKET INSTRUCTIONS: Start in flats and transplant to 6" centers, or direct sow. Best tast when plants can grow fast, so have well-composted soil with adequate nitrogen. Can take light frosts, and will do well under glass. Young seedlings susceptible to insect damage. Begin to harvest leaves as soon as well formed and of good green color.
BOTANICAL NAME: Brassica rapa var. chinensis
DESCRIPTION: Mild, crunchy leaves with curled edges have a nice spring green color and sweet, complex flavor. Technically a mustard, but we hate to put it there because you might think it is hot and strong. Mild flavor, sweeter than most lettuce, perfect for salads or very brief cooking. Sprouts quickly for baby leaves in salad mix.
Photo: Kitazawa Seed Company