Bopak Pak Choi (Organic F1 Hybrid 50 Days)
Bopack Pak Choi is a classic, white-stemmed full-sized variety with an even growth habit and tender, mild leaves and crisp, succulent stalks. This AAS winner is great raw or cooked and a great addition to the garden for fresh but different leafy greens.
Brassica rapa var. chinensis
Germination: 7-12 days
Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 65-75ºF.
Seed Sowing Depth: 1/4” deep
Starting Indoors: 4-5 weeks before the last frost. Sow 2-3 seeds per cell/pot. Thin to the strongest seedling. Fertilize the seedlings every 7-10 days with a liquid or water-soluble fertilizer, diluted to ¼ of the suggested measurement. Transplant a week or two before the last frost. Space 6-12" apart. Sow in midsummer for fall crops.
Sowing Outdoors: Spring when the soil temperature reaches at least 60ºF, 1-2 weeks before the last frost date. Sow 2-3 seeds every 6-12” apart. Thin to the strongest seedling per space. Sow in midsummer for fall crops.
How much does a packet plant: 6-8 foot single row
Harvest: Bopack Pak Choi needs to be provided with fertile soil, rich in organic matter from the very beginning of its growth in the garden. Provide adequate, even moisture for the best growth. Mulching helps retain moisture. Temperatures that are consistently hot and under 50ºF can cause bolting.