Tah Tsai Mustard
Brassica rapa Perviridis Group 40-50 days. A beautiful dark green 6 inch spinach mustard that is very mild and easy to grow. Sow seed spring through fall. Glossy, spoon-shaped leaves are a treat in salads, stir-fries, or steamed.
For winter harvest: Sow seed July through November.
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Chinese cabbage, pac choi, and mustard greens are what typically come to mind when thinking of Asian vegetables. But don't stop there! To the surprise of many, other vegetables and roots are truly Asian in origin as well. Because of the diverse climate throughout the Far East, many varieties grow well in most areas of North America, and we are pleased to offer a few of them here.
CULTURE: Chinese cabbage, pac choi, and mustard greens are easy crops to grow if planted in early spring or late summer. They prefer cooler weather, so mid-summer plantings often lead to premature bolting. These greens are best sown directly into a fertile, well-dug, smooth seedbed. Mark your rows 18-24 inches apart. Make a furrow 6 inches deep and sprinkle 1/2 cup of our complete fertilizer per 10 row feet in the bottom of the furrow. Backfill the furrow and plant the seed. Keep the bed uniformly moist. Thin plants. If transplanting, use 1/2 cup of our complete fertilizer around each plant.
INSECTS: Watch for flea beetles. Cover with Reemay or Grow Guard 20, or spray regularly with Pyrethrin.