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Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis
Synonyms: B. chinensis; B. oleracea chinensis; B. rapa chinensis

Common Name(s): Pak-choi; mustard cabbage
Family: Brassicaceae
Growth Habit: Annual
Growing Days: 20 to 100 (days)
Abs.Max=90° (F)    Opt.Max=72° (F)
Opt.Min=55° (F)    Abs.Min=50° (F)
Precipitation: 35 to 55 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 5.5 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Light to medium textures
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity: Bright to clear
Prefers well drained, highly fertile soils of medium depth. Low salt tolerance.
Sclerotinia, Rhizoctonia, Cercospora, Anthrachose
Food - vegetable


Geographical Origin:
Cultivated, China

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