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Brassica rapa subsp. pekinensis
Synonyms: B. pe-tsai; B. pekinensis

Common Name(s): Chinese cabbage
Family: Brassicaceae
Growth Habit: Func. Annual/Biennial
Growing Days: 55 to 100 (days)
Opt.Max=21° (C)
Opt.Min=15° (C)    
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 6.5 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Alkaline soils
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity:
Not frost tender. Only slight winter hardiness. Survives very acid soils.
Sclerotinia, Rhizoctonia, Cercospora, Anthrachose, Powdery Mildew
Poison - mammals, Food - vegetable


Geographical Origin:
China, Japan
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