Mid-early hybrid variety for autumn harvest. Vegetation period 58-65 days.
Heads of cabbage are large, tightly twisted, weighing 1.5-2 kg.
Sowed in July. It grows well on sandy or light loams.
Chinese cabbage is sometimes referred to as a leafy vegetable, because it is cut off like a raw salad before serving. However, it is an annual plant of the cruciferous family, that is, cabbage. There are leaf semi-headed and typically headed forms. Cold-resistant, moisture-loving.
Very early crop, easy to grow in open and closed ground; the harvest is ready in 30-35 days, and 40-45 days.
Plant of short daylight hours: with a long daylight hours, arrowing and flowering begin!
Prefers fertile soils with low acidity.
Sown as the main crop and as a compactor.
Embedding depth 1.5-2 cm.
Seeding scheme 25 x 20 cm (for lettuce) and 30 x 40 cm (for head).
Harvesting begins in the 4-5 leaf phase, in the order of thinning, and the bulk in the 9-10 leaf phase.
1.0 g = 260-310 seeds.
Eng.: Chinese cabbage. Suom.: Kiinankaali. Sven.: Kinesisk Salladskål. Bot.: Brassica rapa subsp. pekinensis.
* Beijing cabbage is a dietary and highly nutritious product.
The leaves contain sugar, protein, fiber, protein, carotene, vitamins B1, B2, C, PP, folic acid, salts of potassium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium and cobalt. In addition to carbohydrates found in cabbage plants, Beijing cabbage contains galactin, deketrins and lysine - one of the main amino acids necessary for humans. According to the protein-amino acid indicator, this crop occupies one of the first places among cabbage crops. It is used and prepared in the same way as spinach, stalked celery or cabbage.