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Chinese cabbage 'Baby Pak Choi'

Brassica rapa (Chinensis Group)

  • 7 plantings
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  • 15 stashed

Baby Pak Choi is part of the Mustard genus and is a Chinese cabbage variety. Its scientific name is Brassica rapa (Chinensis Group) 'Baby Pak Choi'.

Same delicious crispy stems and nutritious leafy greens as the big Pak Choi, now in dwarf size. It’s easy to steam and serve “Toy Choy” plants whole. A gourmet treat that is the prize of great chefs. Grows quickly in cool weather, and is also well suited for summer months. Perfect for small gardens.

This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Normally grows to a mature height of 25.0 cm (9.75 inches).

Baby Pak Choi Chinese cabbage is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Baby Pak Choi have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Baby Pak Choi

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Baby Pak Choi is thought of as tender, so it is imperative to wait until temperatures are mild before planting out of doors. Baby Pak Choi requires a loamy soil with a ph of 6.1 - 7.8 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Baby Pak Choi from seed

Ensure a distance of 9.75 inches (25.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.2 inches (0.5 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Baby Pak Choi about 14 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Baby Pak Choi

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Baby Pak Choi is a tender plant.

Harvesting Baby Pak Choi