Germ 7-12 days
A baby Chinese cabbage that will provide a complete meal, Soloist just barely exceeds a pound in weight. The small heads have a heart of gold, are heat tolerant, resist downy mildew, and have cute frilly wrapper leaves. Mature very quickly, so they are best planted in Spring or in some areas early Fall. Compact heads can be planted quite densely and the flavor is sweet and tender. 50 seeds
Indoors- 4-6 weeks before last frost and 1/4” deep with soil temperature at 65-75 degrees. Liquid fertilize seedlings every 7-10 days. Transplant out just before last frost.
Outdoors – Early spring until mid summer for fall crops. Plant 1/2” deep, 12-15” apart for small headed varieties and 20-30” for large headed varieties
Harvest- If the heads feel solid by pushing on them lightly they are ready to harvest. Harvest as soon as possible for early varieties to prevent splitting. Later maturing varieties will hold longer.
Tips- Mulch, provide fertilizer, and adequate moisture for optimum growth.