Flowering Brassica-Kosaitai Purple Choi Sum

Flowering Brassica-Kosaitai Purple Choi Sum

Brand: Whitwam Organics
Item Number: 3028-01

Regular price $3.75 On Sale

Estimated Arrival: Between May 13 and May 18. * ETA for USA only

Flowering Brassica-Kosaitai Purple Choi Sum

Brassica rapa var purpurea

Choy sum, also known as kosaitai or hon tsai tai, is a common Chinese specialty vegetable with flowering purple stems. The leaf stalks and veins are purple, while the branches and flowers are dark green. The colors are more intense at low temperatures.

 

Days to germination

 7-10 days mostly

Days to maturity

About 50 days

Life cycle

Cool Season Annual

Plant time

Late Summer through late winter

Spacing

12-16 inches

Sun

Full sun Cool Regions

Soil temperature

65-75 degrees

Optimum soil P.H

6.1-7.1

Height

12-36 inches tall-14-24inches spread

Harvest

50 days after planting. Harvest shoots with leaves, stems, and flowers/buds.  Cut and come again until temps get too warm.

Flowering Brassica-Kosaitai Purple Choi Sum

Brassica rapa var purpurea

Choy sum, also known as kosaitai or hon tsai tai, is a common Chinese specialty vegetable with flowering purple stems. The leaf stalks and veins are purple, while the branches and flowers are dark green. The colors are more intense at low temperatures.

 

Days to germination

 7-10 days mostly

Days to maturity

About 50 days

Life cycle

Cool Season Annual

Plant time

Late Summer through late winter

Spacing

12-16 inches

Sun

Full sun Cool Regions

Soil temperature

65-75 degrees

Optimum soil P.H

6.1-7.1

Height

12-36 inches tall-14-24inches spread

Harvest

50 days after planting. Harvest shoots with leaves, stems, and flowers/buds.  Cut and come again until temps get too warm.