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Bok Choy

Botanical Name
Brassica rapa var. chinensis
Hardiness
Annual
Height
1 to 2 feet
Width
12 to 18 inches
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, rich
Planting & Care
  • Start seeds indoors 4 to 6 weeks before last frost or direct seed outdoors after danger of frost has passed
  • Space 1 inch apart in rows 18 to 30 inches apart - thin to 6 to 12 inch spacing
Problems
Flea beetle, cabbage looper, armyworm, black rot, black leg, fusarium wilt
Varieties
  • Tropical Delight
  • Two Seasons
  • Dynasty
  • Asian Delight - high yielding, slow to bolt - if at all, 5-7" heads, All-America Selections winner
  • Bopak - compact, upright, good for small gardens and containers, AAS winner

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