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Chinese Cabbage Information

Chinese Cabbage

Chinese Cabbage

Brassica rapa pekinensis

Chinese cabbage bears a strong resemblance to lettuce rather than a cabbage. But it does still belong to the Brassica Family.

Moon Planting Type: Leafy

Soil Type: Any Soil

Aspect: Any aspect

Light: Full Sun

Hardiness: Winter Protection

Moisture: Well-drained

pH: Neutral (6.6 - 7.3)



Chinese Cabbage Growing Notes


Sow in rows 1cm deep and 8-10cm apart. Sow thinly.

Pruning & Thining

Thin seedlings to 25-30cm apart to allow full growth.


Remove the head of the cabbage and leaves the stump to produce more.

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