Tat Soi Chinese Cabbage, Spoon Mustard (Brassica rapa) is a leafy vegetable with spoon-shaped, dark green leaves that form a rosette-like shape. The leaves are tender and have a slightly spicy, mustard-like flavor, with a mild sweetness that makes them a popular ingredient in salads and stir-fries.
Tat Soi is a cool-season crop that grows best in the spring and fall when temperatures are mild. It prefers well-drained soil and requires regular watering to keep the soil moist but not waterlogged. This vegetable is relatively easy to grow and can be planted from seeds or transplants.
Tat Soi is a nutritious vegetable that is low in calories and high in vitamins A and C, as well as calcium and potassium. It is also a good source of dietary fiber and antioxidants. As a result, it is often used in healthy cooking and is a popular choice for those following a plant-based or low-calorie diet.
Botanical Name: Brassica Rapa
Common Name: Tat Soi Chinese Cabbage
Size at Maturity: 8” to 10”
Days to Maturity: 45 Days
Light Requirement: Partial Sun to Full Sun
Planting Time: Spring or in Late Summer
Sowing Method: Direct Sow by Seed
Planting Depth: ¼” to ½”
Plant Spacing: 6” to 8”
Average Seeds Per Ounce: Approx. 9000