Seeds - Pak Choi, Bopak OG (HM)
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Description: Compact plants hosting densely growing, brilliant green leaves on striking white stems.
The first organic hybrid pac choy on the market and an AAS winner, plants are exceptional in form, flavour and performance, and extremely slow to bolt. Though the plants are compact in habit, they are weighty. Leaves are smooth and uniform and plants can be harvested at baby size as a quick-growing green. A showstopper in our trials fields, this beautiful pac choy can grow to massive size when left in the field.
- AAS Winner
- Excellent storage
- Compact habit
- 15-18" tall
Pack Size: 25 seeds
Latin Name: Brassica oleracea
Main Uses: Culinary
Days to Maturity: 42 days for baby-sized / 60 days for full-sized
Exposure: Full sun
Certified Organic: USDA Certified Organic
Germination: 4 - 7 days at 15 - 22ºC.
Indoors: 6 - 8 weeks before the last frost. Provide warmth until germination then move to a cooler yet sunny spot or under lights. Apply Sea Magic™ from the first watering.
Outdoors: Direct seed once the soil is workable.
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Spacing: Spacing seedlings 12" apart in rows 18'' apart.
Direct Seed Spacing: Sow seeds 3" apart in rows 18" apart. Thin seedlings to 12".
Planting Out: Plant in well-drained fertile soil once seedlings are established and the risk of frost has passed.
Fertilizing (Containers): Plant in a composty soil mix, then supplement regularly with a balanced organic fertilizer.
Watering (Containers): Water deeply as the soil becomes dry to the touch. During the hot months, check daily.
Growing in Mixed Planters: Not suited to mixed planters.
Fertilizing (Garden): Plant in a garden bed amended with compost. No additional fertilizer is required.
Watering (Garden): Water new transplants regularly to establish roots. Once established, water deeply as required.
Pest/Disease Issues: Protect from flea beetles by using floating row covers, from planting time. Use BT (Bacillus thuringiensis) to control cabbage moths; apply at the first sign of leaf damage.
Suitability for Indoors: Cabbage can be grown indoors, but this is a specialized project.
What about Grow Lights? Grow lights are required to grow this crop indoors.