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Tokyo Bekana Seeds

Tender green with crunchy stems

Brassica rapa
Does double duty as a baby leaf and loose Chinese cabbage.
Fast growing, delicate leaves with crunchy stems. ResemblesChinese cabbage leaves at full size. Grow as cut-and-come-again or grow to maturity for harvest as a bunching green.
Product ID# AS0016 , Grown in the Northeast

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Detailed Product Info

Looking for a new green to add to your garden repertoire? Try Tokyo Bekana! Fast growing and tasty with crunchy stems. It resembles baby Chinese cabbage leaves at full size. May be grown successfully as cut-and-come-again, or thinned to grow to maturity for harvest as a bunching green. Mature heads can be used in stir fries, soups and other tasty cooked preparations.

Quick Facts
Days to Germination 5 to 10 days
Days to Maturity 45 days
Planting Depth ½ inch
Spacing in Row 6 inches
Spacing Between Rows 12 inches
Height at Maturity 12 inches
Width at Maturity 6 inches
Growing Instructions

Direct sow when soil is workable in the spring under protection. Succession sow for continual harvest of baby leaves. Or thin baby leaves for salad and allow the remainder to grow to maturity. Does well for fall harvest as well. Spring sown crops must be harvested young to help prevent bolting. Will over-winter with protection and give greens through January at least.

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