Choy Sum

One of my favourite asian greens and I eat it raw and in stir fries. It is very easy to grow, harvest and then retain the seeds for the next planting. Initially I used Mr Fothergill’s seed tape product. See


New growth sweet tasting and very mild. Older leaves can be a bit bitter raw but fine cooked.


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20170415 choy sum plant

Harvesting Months:

  • March
  • April


I used Ben’s tip for collecting seeds using a plastic bag:

Keep this plant well harvested to encourage young growth. When you are ready let it go to seed, in my case around November 2016.

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