Gai Lohn - Chinese Broccoli
- 50 days to maturity.
- Heat resistant with edible stalks, young leaves and buds.
- Sow seed of Gai Lohn or Chinese Broccoli in early or late summer. Easily grown.
- When white buds form cut stalks 6" to 8" from the top of plant to force new growth.
- Cook stalks leaves and buds all together as you would broccoli for a most appetizing vegetable.
Planting Directions: Plant in spring when soil temperature is between 45° to 75°, optimum 72 °. Plant in fertile soil enriched with compost or garden fertilizer 2-3 weeks prior to planting. Sow seed 1/4 “ to 1/2” deep. Thin seedlings to stand 12-16” apart. Water heavy during growing season and do not water after first frost in fall. Sow in September for a fall and winter crop. Light frost improves flavor and sweetness.