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Chinese Cabbage

Chinese Cabbage Seeds

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Chinese Cabbage Seeds - Description

  • Chinese Cabbage Seeds
  • Variety: Wong Bok
  • Seeds Per Pack: 0.2 Grams (Approx. 50 Seeds)
  • Bright Green Leaves & White Stalk
  • Note: Multiple Orders of Same Seeds are Packed Together Unless Otherwise Stated in Customer Notes During Checkout

Chinese Cabbage Seeds - How to Grow

  • Sow: Mid May until June
  • Prefers fertile, deep, well drained soil
  • Thin: 20cm apart
  • Harvest: from September onwards

Chinese Cabbage Seeds - Uses

  • Great for cooking, especially stir fry type dishes

Chinese Cabbage Seeds - Advantages

  • Chinese cabbage is increasingly popular
  • Has a wonderful delicate flavour
  • Can be used in a variety of dishes
  • Resistant to bolting

Chinese Cabbage Seeds - Notes

  • Medium tolerance of downy mildew, leaf spot, alternaria leaf spot and bacterial soft spot

Sowing Time

  • Avoid sowing early
  • Sow from mid May until June
  • Grows well with lots of exposure to the sun

Soil Preparation

  • Prefers fertile, deep, well drained soil
  • Prepare soil the previous spring, dig to a depth of 30cm, removing at stones and weed roots
  • Mix with well rotted compost or manure
  • Try to avoid light or heavy soils
  • Chinese vegetables prefer soils with a ph range of 6.5 to 7

Sowing Instructions

  • Plan the growth cycle so that your plant is ready before the last frost
  • Chinese cabbage doesn’t transplant well so plant directly into the garden
  • Early crops can be protected by mini garden cloche
  • Sow seeds 1cm inch deep, in rows 30 cm apart
  • Sow thinly and later thin seedlings to 20 cm apart
  • Don’t forget to water frequently, keeping moist at all times (to prevent bolting)
  • Apply a light dressing of growmore when heads begin to appear

Harvesting

  • Will grow to maturity in roughly 4 months
  • Water well the week before harvest
  • Harvest in dry weather, before the seed stalks appear
  • Cut the heads just above the soil, when the heads feel solid
  • Can harvest when young as salad greens

Storage

  • Only freeze crisp and young cabbage
  • Blanch for 90 seconds, and chill in iced water for 2 minutes
  • Keep in freezer bags stored in the freezer

Pests and Diseases

  • Problems: Club root and soft rot
  • Protection: Lime the soil in the off season and rotate crops with unrelated crops
  • Slugs are a major problem - barriers such as eggshells, coarse sand, ash, copper can control problem
  • Caterpillars also a problem, set up netting early to keep butterflies off your crops

Cabbage Seeds Calendar

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Received seeds in good time ,in small brown envelope though. no seed info- though nowadays we all google and the instructions are on the product page , received approx 40-50 seeds.

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Shipping Options & Rates

  • Standard Courier Delivery With Fastway (2-4 Working Days)
    • Cost is €4.95 on Orders Below €75
    • Free Delivery on Orders Above €75
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Express Courier Delivery With Fastway (1-2 Working Days)
    • Cost is €2.50 extra for express delivery
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Express Delivery With DPD (1-2 Working Days)
    • Cost is €3 extra
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
    • This services comes with text alerts and timed delivery slots which the customer can change to suit themselves
  • 'Seed' Postal Delivery Option ***
    • Cost is €2 - Packet of Seeds ONLY Orders
    • Note: Does Not Apply to Seed Potatoes, Bulbs or Sets ***
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Great Britain
    • Cost is €10
    • UK shipping fee covers parcels up to a total weight of 20Kg
  • Western Europe
    • Note: There is no free delivery for Western Europe Deliveries

Bulk Bags & Large Item Pallet Deliveries

  • Bulk bags & large orders are shipped via pallet couriers on a rigid lorry
  • Delivery is to kerbside only
  • If road access to your site is tight, then please advise us before purchasing
  • Please Note: We cannot guarantee next day delivery on pallet deliveries
  • Also, we cannot guarantee delivery on a specific day (Please allow 1-3 days for delivery)
  • It's always best to order well in advance to avoid disappointment
  • Cancellation of pallets when items are already in transit will incur a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee (To cover return delivery costs)
  • Where pallet delivery can not be made due to site access, a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee will apply (To cover return delivery costs)

International Delivery Prices & Times

  • Please note max weights below, heavier orders may require additional payment
  • We will contact you to discuss, if max weight of order exceeded

Terms

  • The shipping fee is fixed for an order, regardless of the number of items bought
  • All courier orders require signed proof of delivery & the customer must be contactable by phone
  • We do not offer a weekend delivery service (Mon-Fri Only excl. Bank Holidays)
  • * Our courier achieves a 98% success rate on next day deliveries
  • ** Seed postal option applies to seed ONLY orders & is available in all 32 counties of Ireland
  • *** Does not apply to seed potatoes, bulbs or sets