Pak Choi Growing Guide

Pak Choi, also known as Cabbage (Chinese)

Crop Rotation Group

Brassicas (Cabbage family) 

Soil

Rich, moist soil, firm with plenty of well rotted compost dug in.

Position

Sun or partial shade preferred.

Frost tolerant

Yes.

Feeding

Not required if good soil.

Companions

Marigold, Nasturtium, Rhubarb, Sage, Dill, Chamomile, Coriander and Lettuce.

Spacing

Single Plants: 40cm (1' 3") each way (minimum)
Rows: 30cm (11") with 60cm (1' 11") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Sow direct into final growing position. Pak Choi can also be started in containers.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

Use fine mesh or exclusion netting over the summer to prevent butterflies laying eggs on the underside of leaves - caterpillars can destroy these plants. Keep soil moist in dry weather.

Harvesting

Harvest when plants reach a suitable size.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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