Asian Greens, Tatsoi (Brassica rapa)
Makes a compact rosette of dark green smooth leaves for salads and stir fries. 21 days baby leaf 45 days full size. Slow to bolt if planted from late spring until mid-autumn. Sow seed 1cm apart for baby leaf and thin to 15-20cm apart for full size.
When to sow: August until April
Where to sow: Sow 1cm apart for baby leaf and thin to 15-20cm for full size.
Depth to sow: 5mm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: 10cm wide band 80 seeds per 30cm; 30cm between rows
Directions: Harvest when leaves are 10cm tall for baby leaf and when rosette forms for full size.
Packet 500 seeds