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Chinese cabbage 'Tokyo Bekana'

Brassica rapa (Chinensis Group)

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Belonging to the Mustard genus (Brassica rapa (Chinensis Group) 'Tokyo Bekana'), Tokyo Bekana is a variety of Chinese cabbage. Tokyo Bekana is a variety of OP Chinese cabbage .

Yellow-green leaves with a wide crunchy white stem, sweet and mild. Best for sring and fall planting.

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).

China is believed to be where Tokyo Bekana originates from.

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Tokyo Bekana Chinese cabbage is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

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

How to grow Tokyo Bekana

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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 Tokyo Bekana is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Planting Tokyo Bekana in loamy soil with a ph of between 6.1 and 7.8 is ideal for as it does best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Tokyo Bekana from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 9.75 inches (25.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.39 inches (1.0 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 18°C / 64°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Tokyo Bekana about 14 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Tokyo Bekana

As Tokyo Bekana is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Tokyo Bekana