Rosette Tatsoi Bok Choy Seeds

Organic, Heirloom

This packet sows up to 51 feet.
4 out of 5 stars
(4 reviews)
Availability: In Stock
Believed to be of very ancient origin, the spoon-shaped, dark green, evenly spaced leaves make tatsoi a plant worthy to be grown for its decorative value alone! More nutritious (high calcium and vitamin content) and more flavorful (slightly mustard-like) than traditional bok choy; many consider it a superior flavor, and it is prized for its smooth texture. Very cold tolerant; withstands temperatures down to 15°F. Tatsoi can be harvested even when there is snow on the ground!
Now available in organic!
$2.29 700 mg (~305 seeds)

Botanical Name: Brassica rapa subsp. narinosa

Days to Maturity: 45 days

Family: Brassicaceae

Native: Eurasia

Hardiness: Frost-tolerant biennial usually grown as an annual

Plant Dimensions: 4"–6" tall, 6"–8" wide. More spacing between plants produces wider rosettes/plants.

Variety Information: Very attractive, spoon-shaped, dark green, thick leaves arranged in a rosette form. Soft texture.

Attributes: Good for Containers

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, when soil temperature is at least 60°F; ideally, 65°–75° F. Sow again in late summer and fall. In mild climates, sow in the fall or winter for cool-season harvest.

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

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days

Seed Depth: ¼"

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 is full size. Dunk the harvest in cold water and drain before storing.

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Rosette Tatsoi Bok Choy Seeds Reviews

4 reviews

Great for high altitudes

5 out of 5 stars Oct 3, 2020
I grew this Tatsoi green this summer. I live at 7,300 above sea level. It has not bolted, has produced a huge crop, grew in partial shade, is still growing despite being snowed on. Love the flavor. Very mild and great texture. Will be growing again next spring.
Jim from CO

Lovely Green!

5 out of 5 stars Feb 12, 2021
I live in zone 9b, and had these growing throughout the winter. They were very easy to grow and I just harvest the outer leaves. I harvested some for hot pot and they were delicious! It was very tender and mild in flavour, but delicious in the soup.
Sophie Yi Fan from CA


1 out of 5 stars Aug 2, 2021
I planted to sprout in big saucers, but it sprouted and then died off. I will try planting again in the fall to see if it will do better in single pots. Very disappointing. I need to study what your packets say more closely. Plants that I get from my organic nursery guys do great in my environment.
Debby from TX
Owner Response: Hi Debby, We are sorry you were disappointed with these seeds. It sounds as though they may have bolted (flowered quickly) rather than forming the beautiful rosette. Bolting can happen from environmental stress due to conditions like transplanting, drought, and heat however, it sounds like the seeds performed (germinated). Growing these in the milder temperatures of fall might be easier for you. We do hope that reading the seed packet, which includes tips like these, will be helpful, and we are always here to help.

Great for hydrophonics

5 out of 5 stars Oct 26, 2022
I started a home hydroponics project last fall. This tatsoi delight came as a part of the Chef's Medley. Chef's Medley was a perfect and economical way to start up with minimal knowledge. Most things grew well with my methods, but I was particularly in love with the tatsoi. I'll be ordering individual seeds now that I know which items shined in the hydroponic system. Thank you for this success.
Kay from KS

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