Shanghai pak choi, or green stem, Shanghai green, is a special green stem variety with a greater availability in most American Markets. It has green, spoon shaped leaves, thick jade green stem and a hourglass shape.
Shanghai pak choi has a mild taste, with less crispy texture compared to Canton pak choi.
Shanghai pak choi is perfect for steaming and boiling, it is also good for stir-fry and soup like other pak choi. It can also act as fillings of dumplings and buns, or mixed with rice.
Type: Pak choi
Sprout: 2-7 days
Harvest: 28 days
Seed from*: UK / HK
Pak choi is low in calories and at the same time a rich source of vitamin A, C, B6 and folate, as well as the minerals calcium and iron. It is also packed with antioxidants including thiocyanates, and lutein.
You can harvest the vegetable at earlier, at around 23 days, to enjoy the pak choi as baby.
Seed Kit Available :
Seed Kit Original with Pre-seeded Capsules (8 capsules and nutrient packs)
* We source seeds from different origins.