(Best months for growing Chinese cabbage in New Zealand - cool/mountain regions)
P = Sow seed
Large oval shape with crinkly light green leaves and white stems. Wider at the base. Grows easily from seeds. Prefers cooler weather. Best grown fast with plenty of fertiliser and water.
Watch for slugs and snails.
Use in stir-fry . Has a milder flavour than regular cabbage.
Shred the inner leaves and stems to use in coleslaw salad.
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