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Pak Choi Seeds Pak Choi Seeds

Pak Choi Seeds

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Pak choi is Chinese cabbage and has been a rage as a healthy green vegetable for a while now. These are subspecies of turnips and are used in soups, salads and a bunch or other recipes. They are incredibly low in calories and beneficial through their nutrient profile that consists of omega-3, antioxidants, and iron, among others.

Lights, Water, Action

Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!

  • Bright Indirect Sunlight

    Light

    Full Sunlight

  • Water Once A Week

    Watering

    Alternate days

  • Indoor

    Where to grow

    Balcony or terrace

  • Average Warmth

    Time Till Harvest

    6-7 weeks

  • Low Maintenance

    Seasonal Information

    Winter

Did You Know

Growth stages

One step at a time, with a lil water and light.

Sow the seeds in a big pot and water it daily

Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in well composted soil

Make sure the plant gets partial sunlight

Space the seeds at 20cm by 15cm

Create a support system for the leaves and stems

Germination will take place in 6-8 days

Create a support system for the leaves and stems

Harvest in 30-35 days from sowing

Sow, Grow, Reap

Good things take time and care

Take a seedling tray with medium sized cells & drainage holes at the

Sowing

  • Pak choi seeds are first sown indoors in seedling trays or outdoors on seedbeds & later the seedlings are transplanted into the container or in raised beds.
  • Fill a medium sized, well-draining seedling tray with moist cocopeat and sow 2-3 seeds per cup.
  • Take care to not the sow them deep, but slightly press them in with fingertips or just cover them with alight sprinkling of the growing medium.
  • Keep the growing medium moist with daily misting or water with a tablespoon.
  • Keep the seedling tray indoor and cover with a cardboard to promote faster germination.
  • In outside soil beds, protect the seedlings from direct rain or water by constructing a temporary shed.
Fill the cells/cups with a moist coco-peat medium

Caring

  • After the pak choi seeds germinate in 6-8 days after sowing, place the seedling tray in an area with partial sunlight, like windowsills or shaded areas of outdoor gardens
  • Seedlings will appear by the second week, at the end of the eek prune away the undergrowing seedlings and retain one healthy seedling per cup.
  • After 21 to 25 days transplant your plantlets with their entire root ball to either raised beds or well-draining wide containers, like crates, in 2 part garden soil & 1 part Organic Manure. Or, 1 part garden soil, 1 part coco-peat & 1 part Vermicompost. Organic manure is essential for growth.
  • In winters pak choi needs full sun to thrive, accompanied by watering every alternate day with a watering can for an even shower. Take care to avoid overwatering.
  • Feed your growing plants vermicompost or a well-balanced liquid fertiliser every 15 days and also keep watch for any signs of pest infestation.
  • Pak choi can be Harvested 35 to 40 days after transplantation. Harvest it by cutting 1-2 inch above the topsoil, leave the stems in for the next harvest.
Hold the seeds and sow 2-3 seeds per cell/cup. Since Lavender seeds are small in size, do not sow them deep

Common Problems

Why is my pak choi bolting?
Under-watering or over watering can cause pot choi bolting. Always use a well-drained soil and make sure you are watering your pak choi adequately.
Why are my pak choi seeds not germinating?
Improper growing conditions like over watering/ under watering, not enough sunlight or sowing in the seeds too deep can all affect the germination process of your pakchoi seeds. Make sure you are following the sowing and growing instructions correctly to ensure successful germination.
Pak choi seedlings are turning yellow.
Too much or too little water can turn your pak choi seedlings yellow. Apart from water, improper light conditions also can make your seedlings turn yellow. Water your pak choi adequately and make sure yourseedlings are getting enough sunlight.

Spill the tea

All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

Plants with benefits

A cup of Pak Choi is merely 13 calories but with enough nutrients to provide a myriad of benefits such as immunity-boosting, anti-inflammatory, weight loss and bone, hair, and skin health. A nutrient dense vegetable, it is used in global cuisines either braised, steamed or stir fried. Pak choi contains vitamin C, carotenoids, manganese, zinc and a wide range of antioxidants.

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

What you get

1 cup of pak choi has 13 calories makes up for 35% of the Recommended Daily Value of vitamin C, 26% of RDV of vitamin K, 22% of RDV of vitamin A, 11% of RDV of vitamin B9 and 10% of RDV of vitamin B6. Its health benefits are better vision, better blood circulation, stronger bones, better healing.

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.
Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

Green trivia

1.Pak Choi is also known as White Cabbage or Bok Choy.

2.Because of the shape of its leaves, pak choi is also called a “Soup Spoon”

3.For more than 5000 years the Chinese have been cultivating Pak Choi.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How often should I water Pak Choi?

Water your potted Pakchoi plant every alternate day in winter.

When should I fertilise my pak choi?

Before transplanting the seedlings, add a good quality of organic manure to the soil in 2:1 ratio. after transplantation, apply balanced liquid fertilizer or handful of vermicompost to each plant, every 15 days.

Which is the best season to sow pak choi seeds?

Monsoon is the best season to sow pak choi seeds.

At Ugaoo, we firmly believe that we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, but borrow it from our children. At Ugaoo, we firmly believe that we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, but borrow it from our children.

At Ugaoo, we firmly believe that we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, but borrow it from our children.

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