How to grow... Pak Choi and Wong Bok

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Hanakan Pak Choi

These Chinese cabbages are great to have in your kitchen garden. They naturally lend themselves to Asian style stir frying, and the make a lovely side dish for noodles and Thai curries.

  • Planting Tips
  • Growing advice
  • Chef's Corner

The right site

Chinese cabbages need a sunny site with deep, firm, moisture retentive soil.

Can be grown in....

Chinese cabbages prefer to be grown in raised beds or a well dug veg patch.

How far apart?

About 30cm apart.

Looking after your plants....

These cabbages are fairly hassle free. Follow these tips and you’ll do just fine.

Pak Choi

Keep them well watered

Make sure plants don’t dry out – regular watering is important during dry spells.

Storage Tips

Harvest them as you want to eat them – they will store in the fridge for a few days, but are much better cooked fresh.

Ways to cook

Stir fry with freshly chopped ginger, crushed garlic and a splash of soy sauce and honey.