This traditional Chinese cabbage type, dento yasai, hails from Japan's Aichi Prefecture. Large barrel-shaped heads with succulent mid-ribs are made. When cooked, pickled, or fresh, the tender leaves have a mild, sweet cabbage flavour that complements other vegetables.
Botanical Name : Brassica rapa Pekinensis
Common name : Aichi (Barrel Head Type)
Size at maturity : 18”
Days to maturity : 70 days
Light requirement : Full sun
Planting time : Spring or late summer/early fall
Sowing method : Direct
Planting depth : 1/4-1/2"
Plant spacing : 8-12"
sShips : Year-round
Average seeds per ounce : Approx. 7,000