Pak Choi, Bok Choy Varieties
(Brassica rapa var. chinensis)
Pak Choi is a cruciferous crop (cabbage family) grown for the rosette of flattened white stems topped by green leaves. This nutritious and fast growing green leafy vegetable is popular in Asian stir-fries and in other dishes calling for cooked or fresh greens.
It has dark green, wrinkled leaves with thick, white petioles. Very tender and delicious.
This tiny pak choy is picked when just 6 cm (2.4 in) tall.The perfect baby vegetable for marketing, planting-to-harvest time is around 5-6 weeks. Can be used whole to make amazing salads and stir-fries.
‘Chinese’ Bok Choy is a nutritious, fast growing, green leafy vegetable, with large, glossy green leaves, and broad white stalks.