Bok choy, also known as leafy Chinese cabbage
Bok choy is one of the popular very low calorie leafy vegetables. Nonetheless, it is a very rich source of many vital phyto-nutrients, vitamins, minerals and health-benefiting anti-oxidants.
100 g of bok choy carries just 13 calories. It is one of the recommended vegetables in the weight reduction programs falling under "zero calorie or negative calorie" category of food items, which when eaten would add no extra calories into the body
Further, this leafy vegetable is a moderate source of minerals, particularly calcium, phosphorous, potassium, manganese, iron and magnesium.
Bok choy grows best in partial shade and needs daily 3-5 hours of sun light
Season: Cool season.
Sowing Depth: 1/2"" to 3/4"" , Spacing: 4"" Bok choy grows 15" - 18" with a spread of about 4 - 6 inches.
Germination: 4 - 6 days
Harvesting: 45 - 60 days.
Slice the plants off about an inch above the ground and they should resprout for you. The plants will be smaller, but still delicious.
You will need to protect your crops from various pests and diseases that commonly affect cabbage, such as cutworms, aphids, diamondback moths, club root, leaf spots, leaf blight, downy mildew, and black rot. You can buy the natural pest control remedies or plant maintenance kits from our store to ensure optimal growth of your plants.
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