Bok Choy Choko Seeds

This packet sows up to 18 feet.
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This baby bok choy or pak choi tolerates heat, so you can grow it all summer. Harvest at 4" tall for delicate, crisp, and pleasantly mild-flavored leaves. An indispensible stir-fry ingredient, also try it fresh or marinated for salads, or make baby bok choy kimchi. The uniform, green leaves look beautiful when grown alongside flowers. Great for containers, too!
$2.29 300 mg (~105 seeds)

Botanical Name: Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis (hybrid)

Days to Maturity: 50–55 Days

Family: Brassicaceae

Native: Eurasia

Hardiness: Frost-tolerant biennial usually grown as an annual

Plant Dimensions: 4" tall and wide

Variety Information: Smooth, leafy blades in a cluster with crisp, pale green stems. 'Choko' is a small-type bok choy bred for heat tolerance.

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date, when soil temperature is at least 60°F; ideally 75°–85°F. Sow again in late summer for fall crop. In mild climates, sow in the fall for winter or spring harvest.

When to Start Inside: Not recommended due to quick maturity.

Days to Emerge: 5–10 Days

Seed Depth: 1/4"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 6"

Row Spacing: 12"

Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 6"

Harvesting: Harvest in the morning, if possible. Harvest individual, outer leaves as the plant grows and/or cut the entire plant at the base when it reaches the desired size. Dunk the harvest in cold water and drain before storing.

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