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Item 59

Brassica rapa 

Michihili, or Chinese cabbage, produces large, crispy, mild flavored leaves that are delicious raw, steamed, or in a stir-fry. Plants tolerate light frost and taste best when timed to mature in cool weather.

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/2″ (13mm)

Plant Space: 18″ (46cm)

Row Space: 18″ (46cm)

Sprouts In: 7-12 days

Plant in rich, moist soil in full sun or part shade two weeks before last spring frost. Start transplants indoors six weeks before last spring frost. Sow seeds in midsummer for fall harvest. Keep soil evenly moist. Grows best in temperatures between 50-75°F.

Harvest by cutting entire plant at soil level as soon as head feels firm.