Asian Green, Tat Soi
- Fast growing and vigorous
- Mild flavor
- Spoon-shaped leaves
- Use as baby leaf for salads; add to soups or stir-fries
- 45 days
- ±12,000 seeds/oz
(Brassica rapa) Emerald spoon-shaped leaves form a compact rosette. Fast growing and vigorous. Mild flavor gets sharper as the leaves mature. Popular as a baby leaf for salads; also excellent when added to soups or stir-fries. Cut leaves as needed at any stage or harvest the whole head. 21 days baby greens, 45 days. ±12,000 seeds/oz.
Learn to Grow it
This crop can be direct seeded into the soil after the last spring frost. You can also start plants indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost date.
Space your plants or seeds 6-8 inches apart in well fertilized soil. Plant your seeds 1/4-3/4 in. deep.
You can harvest the outer leaves of this plant as they mature or wait till it produces a full-sized head. To prevet the plant from bolting, keep the leaves well watered and cool.
Mulching the soil around this crop can help protect the plant and keep roots cool and moist. In frost-free zones, this crop can be grow throughout the fall and winter.