Packet Content (approx.): 670 (1.4g's)
CN Tatsoi is an Oriental Vegetable ideal for For salads & stir-fries
Straightforward, fast growing and versatile with dense thick, glossy green spoon shaped leaves on short stiff stems. Mild flavour. Quick maturing. CN Tatsoi produces robust leaves that handle and wash well and is therefore a popular standard with babyleaf producers. Quick maturing and stable over different.
Tatsoi by nature has a rosette type plant habit but can be manipulated to an upright habit for mechanical harvest when grown at high density.
Outdoors: sow thinly, March-October where they are to crop, 1.5cm (½") deep, directly into finely-prepared, fertile, well-drained soil, which has already been watered. Sow May to August for mature heads or baby leaf. Allow 40cm (16") between rows. Seedlings usually appear in 14-21 days. Keep well watered in dry spells. Harvest un-thinned as baby leaves, or thin to 25cm (10") apart to produce mature plants. Regular sowings, made every two to three weeks, will ensure a continuous supply. For baby leaf only, sow March to May and September to October under cloches or fleece. Harvest: mature heads between June and October and baby leaf from May to December.
Suitable for the Garden, vegetable garden, allotments, borders and containers.
Be prepared to water well and supplement feed with high-potash feed during season.
Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Plant in the greenhouse in individual large pots, or 3 plants per growbag when 20cm (8in) high. Can be planted outdoors, 45cm (18in) apart once all frost risk has passed