Misome Choho Leafy - Asian Vegetable
Brassica campestris Narinosa
One of several hybrids of Komatsuna and Tatsoi, this uniform, easy to grow hardy green has round thick leaves and an upright habit. It has a sweet flavor when raw which becomes more robust when cooked. High heat tolerance. Downy Mildew and White Rust resistant. Grow all year round in moderate climates. Also excellent as baby leaf. Excellent for salads, tsukemono (Japanese pickles), stir fry, and many styles of Japanese and Chinese cooking. Prepare as you would any leafy green. Maturity Approx. 25 days.
Culture: Prefers cool temperatures. Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in spring after last frost or in early fall by broadcasting seed or by row planting. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. For a continuous supply, plant seeds every 2-3 weeks over the growing season.