Pak Choi Hei Xia F1

Botanical Name: Brassica rapa var. chinensis

Approx 150 seeds
Availability: In stock
$5.80

Pak Choi has been cultivated in China for thousands of years, and it is used extensively in Cantonese cooking. Easy to grow with broad succulent stems and tender dark green leaves. Cold tolerant and slow to bolt – harvest them as baby leaf or leave to mature.

Also commonly known as Pak Choy.

Please Note: Asian greens are known by different names in different regions, therefore we suggest using the image on the pack as the best indication of the seed included in the packet. 

Product Specifications
How To Grow

In a well-prepared garden bed. Prefers well drained soil and a sunny position. Sow thinly in rows 40cm (16in) apart and cover very lightly with fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist. Seedlings emerge 6-10 days.

When To Plant All year round.
When to Sow/Plant Summer
Soil Type well drained
Important Note These seeds may be treated with a fungicide (Thiram or Apron XL), do not eat the seeds or feed them to animals. Fungicide treatment is an AQIS requirement for certain varieties of seeds. It does not affect your crops or harm insects such as bees. If your packet has been treated it will be well marked with a warning and the seeds will be dyed a distinct colour.

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Recipe

Stir Fry Sesame Pak Choi

Stir Fry Sesame Pak Choi

Ingredients

  • 9 pak choi
  • 2 tbsp grape seed oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 large garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 chilli, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tsp fish sauce 
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds

Instructions

  1. Cut off base of pak choi and separate the leaves then rinse and drain.
  2. Heat the grape seed oil in a large pot over a high heat.
  3. Add 1 tbsp sesame oil, garlic, chilli, fish sauce, soy sauce and pak choi. Toss until coated then quickly place a lid on.
  4. Reduce the heat to medium and cook, tossing occasionally until the leaves have started to wilt. About 3 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve immediately.