In several parts of Asia, this Japanese heirloom variety known as dento yasai is a staple. It has a barrel-shaped head and can be planted in large quantities. The leaves can be dried and used in the winter.
Botanical Name : Brassica rapa Pekinensis
Common name : Matsushima (Barrel Head Type)
Size at maturity : 16-18”
Days to maturity : 80 days
Light requirement : Full sun
Planting time : Late summer to early fall
Sowing method : Direct sow
Planting depth : 1/4-1/2"
Plant spacing : 8-12"
Ships : Year-round
Average seeds per ounce : Approx. 7,000