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CABBAGE Tokyo Benkana Loose Leaf

Brassica rapa

Stock: Available


Family: Brassicaceae

Characteristics: Annual leaf vegetable

Seed per packet: 30



The Japanese version of a small Chinese loose leaf cabbage; lime green frilled leaves and white petioles. Vigorous regrowth makes it ideal for baby leaf production. Smooth leaves are soft and quite sweet.

Adaptable to most soils.

Tropical: All Year Round
Temperate: Spring to Late Autumn
Cool climate: Spring to Early Autum

Sow: 6mm deep
For best results grow in seed raising trays of a quality seed raising mix. Keep warm and moist. Transplant when 5-7cm high.
Plant space: 45cm
Row Space: 50cm
Germination: 6-10 days

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