|Seeds per ounce:||9000|
|Ounces per square foot:||0.0001|
|Minimum legal germination rate:||75%|
|Germination type:||Short Germinating seeds|
Chinese cabbage is a cool season annual vegetable, and is quick maturing.
|In garden spacing (inches):||10|
|In flat spacing (inches):||1|
|Planting depth (inches):||cover seed with soil|
|Maximum number of plants per square foot:||2|
|Nutrient relationship:||Heavy Feeder|
|Days to maturity:||49-77|
|Harvesting period (days):||--|
|Minimum yields in pounds /square foot:||1|
|Diseases:||Pythium Damping-Off - This disease commonly affects seeds and young transplants and is caused by the soil-borne fungus.
Downy Mildew - This disease is caused by the fungus Peronospora parasitica and can attack both seedlings and mature vegetable plants.
Alternaria Leaf Spot - This disease is caused by the fungus, Alternaria species, and occurs during warm, moist conditions.
Black Rot - Black rot is caused by a bacterium, Xanthomonas campestris pathovar campestris, and can affect all vegetables in the crucifer family.
Black Leg - The fungus, Phoma lingam, causes black leg.
Wirestem - The fungus, Rhizoctonia solani, causes wirestem.
Fusarium Yellows - Yellows or wilt is a much less important disease today due to the development of varieties resistant to the disease.
Viruses - There are several common viruses that can affect cole crops including Turnip mosaic virus and Cauliflower mosaic virus..
|Insect pests:(Insect Pest Finder)||Army Cutworm, Bean Aphid, Cabbage Curculio, Cabbage Looper, Cabbage Maggot, Cutworm, Flea Beetle, Garden Centipede, Green Peach Aphid, Pea Aphid, Spotted Cucumber Beetle|
Varieties for Growing Chinese Cabbage
There are many kinds of Chinese Cabbages which are grouped by size, shape, heading and non-heading. Here's a GREAT Chinese Cabbage site I found with more varieties than can be counted.
|'Dwarf Choy Sum' - Short White Stalk. Can be harvested anytime during growth. Excellent for stir-fry.|
|'Extra Dwarf Choy Sum' - Unique baby Choy Sum. Easy to grow.|