Oriental Greens

Greens, Oriental

ORIENTAL GREENS AND CABBAGES Various crops are offered here—all are traditional culinary types from Asia. Bok choy and Tatsoi are turnip relatives grown for their spatulate leaves and succulent petioles (stems) which are often white and very juicy. Mustards are grown for their thinner, often spicy leaves. Chinese cabbages and kale form tight heads, but of often quite unusual shapes compared to the usual Western ones. As a group, these types tend to be fairly early and tolerant to cooler weather. Mustards, as a rule, are the greens most tolerant of heat, can take some frosts, and stay usable longest in the garden; pak choy, tatsoi, and cabbages are apt to bolt in frosty weather or summer heat. All are best in cool spring or fall conditions. Most should be sown where plants are to grow. Sow no deeper than one-quarter inch in moist, rich, well-draining soil. Most types mature in about 45 days; heading varieties require 60-75 days.

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Bok Choy

Canton Bok Choy OR124

The typical Nai-Pe-Tsai type pak choy, semiupright plant produces thick,... Read More
Chinese Cabbage, Hilton

Chinese Cabbage, Hilton OR140

70 days. Very easy to grow and made perfect heads in our Missouri gardens.... Read More
Emperor Chinese Kale

Chinese Kale, Emperor OR144

A tender, mildly spicy Chinese kale. These plants boast large, tender leaves... Read More
Oriental Greens

Chinese Kale, Green Leaf Gailan OR133

Large, delicious stems and flower buds are cooked like broccoli, but it... Read More
Peth Nam Eak Chinese Kale

Chinese Kale, Peth Nam Eak OR142

This Chinese Kale has an outstanding mellow and nutty flavor, the stems... Read More
Yhod Fah Chinese Kale

Chinese Kale, Yhod Fah OR132

A tasty flat leaf kale, great for fresh eating or cooked, with a flavor... Read More
Chinese Mustard

Chinese Mustard OR134

This special selected Chinese mustard has thick large leaves. Spicy and... Read More
Chinese Pak Choy

Chinese Pak Choy OR106

85 days. Long, white stems and dark green leaves; one of the most popular... Read More
ching chang bok

Ching Chang Bok Choy OR127

This baby bok choy is a standard for quality. Small heads are harvested... Read More
Chirimen Hakusai Chinese Cabbage

Chirimen Hakusai - Chinese Cabbage OR105

Here is an old Japanese variety that is superbly adapted to cool weather.... Read More
extra dwarf bok choy

Extra Dwarf Pak Choy OR130

The perfect baby vegetable for marketing, this tiny pak choy is picked... Read More
Hong Tae Pak Choy

Hong Tae Pak Choy OR149

Perfect for marketing, these tidy, compact plants are medium sized and... Read More
Japanese Giant Red Greens

Japanese Giant Red Mustard Greens OR107

(B. juncea) Beautiful large Japanese type. Purple-red leaves with a delicious... Read More
Komatsuma Tendergreen

Komatsuma Tendergreen Mustard OR102

(B. rapa) Japanese mustard greens; tasty, slightly spicy flavor; great... Read More
Large Leaf Tong Ho Shungiko

Large Leaf Tong Ho Greens OR131

Also Known as Shungiku or Garland Chrysanthemum. This variety produces... Read More
Mizuna Green

Mizuna Green OR101

(B. rapa) A delicious Japanese green; cook like spinach. Vigorous plant... Read More
Mizuna Lime Streaks

Mizuna Lime Streaks OR135

45 days. Here's a different sort of mizuna: wide, very flat, ornately fringed... Read More
Mizuna Red Streaks

Mizuna Red Streaks OR136

45 days. The peppery foliage is almost like fine lace. Color runs green... Read More
Pai Tsai-Chinese Cabbage

Pai Tsai-Chinese Cabbage OR145

A quick growing, non—heading Chinese cabbage, this variety is absolutely... Read More
Sawtooth Mustard Greens

Sawtooth Mustard Greens OR138

(Bassica juncea var. involutus) Dark green leaves are very curly, tear-drop... Read More
Bok Choy

Shanghai Green Pak Choy OR126

A delicious baby type that is in so much demand with top Asian chefs. Compact... Read More
Siamese Dragon Stir Fry Mix Salad Blend

Siamese Dragon Stir Fry Mix Salad Blend SB106

All the best Asian greens for stir-frying and steaming. A mix of many of... Read More

Tatsoi Green OR103

B. rapa) Superb mild flavor, is a must for stir-frying and salads. Beautiful... Read More
White Pak Choi

White Pak Choi OR146

These small medium plants are crisp, refreshing and mild. Adaptable to... Read More
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