The best Bok Choi of the half a dozen varieties I’ve planted. It has dark green leaves on light green stalks. and makes a perfect vase shape even when small. Slow to bolt. I plant from September through until February.
Early maturing cold tolerant with upright leaves on a non-flowering choy sum with glossy mid green leaves and pale green stems. High yielding and very hardy, KARATE is suited for bunching and grows well under cool conditions as well as warm.
TABOO is a lighter green-stemmed, non-flowering, upright choy sum. The generous leaves are an attractive glossy dark green and rounded. TABOO is very uniform in growth making it attractive to commercial growers while also tolerating cold conditions very well.
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.
Bred in California for growing in hot climates ‘UC157’ is best both for commercial plantings and home gardeners. Or direct sow seeds 1cm deep and 2cm apart in a drill after the danger of frost is over. Transplant the following winter into permanent beds.