Pak Choi

Pak Choi, aka Bok choy, has dark green leaves with spoon-shaped white stems.  The name translates from Chinese to mean soup spoon because the stems are shaped like spoons. Pak Choi has a flavor somewhere between cabbage and spinach and is used in a variety of Asian dishes.  You can steam, saute, or eat it raw. Add Pak Choi to stir fry, soups, noodle dishes, meat dishes or salads.

Wait until all threat of frost has passed to plant Pak Choi outside.  Some extreme temperature changes can cause the plant to bolt.  Plant in soil that is rich in organic matter and keep the moisture level consistent.

Size: J6

Spacing: Plant 8″ to 10″ apart.

Height: Grows 10″ to 14″ tall.

How To Grow: Plant in full sun.

Outstanding Features: Can be harvested when young or left until completely mature.

Tips: Water consistently but do not keep the soil soggy.

Uses: Garden Vegetable/Fruit

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