Dark-red pac choi for baby leaf.
Oval-shaped leaves are a beautiful, dark red and have a mild flavor. Best for baby leaf as the full-sized plants are not very refined. Avg. 22,300 seeds/oz. Packet: 250 seeds.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Brassica rapa var. chinensis
CULTURE: Sow from early spring through midsummer. In the South, pac choi is well adapted for fall plantings. Sow 15 seeds/ft., 1/4" deep in 2" wide bands in rows 18" apart. Thin plants as recommended in our Pac Choi Comparison Chart. Harvest before flowering. For baby leaf, sow 60 seeds/ft. in a 2" to 4" wide band. Clip 4-5 week-old leaves.
PESTS: Flea beetles can be controlled by covering with floating row covers from day of sowing.
AVG DIRECT SEEDING RATE: For bunching: 830’/oz., 13,000’/lb. at above spacing. For baby leaf: 210’/oz., 3,300’/lb. at above spacing.
SEED SPECS: SEEDS/OZ.: Avg. 10,300.
PACKET: 250 seeds, sows 16′ full-size 4′ baby leaf.