Asian Greens, Choi Sum 'Hon Tsai Tai
A purple stemmed and budded Chinese broccoli which will produce a large quantity of long, pencil thick stems. A good cut and come again variety. Used raw in salads or cooked in stir-fries or soups. Best sown from January until early May.
When to sow: January to April
Where to sow: Direct in prepared garden bed
Depth to sow: 1/2cm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Direct sow 15 seed per 30cm in rows 40cm apart
Directions: Harvest before flowers open. New shoots will quickly develop.