Brassica rapa (chinensis group)
~12,500 seeds/oz. 1 g packet sows 18 ft; 1⁄16 oz packet sows 30 ft. Also known as Bok Choy. Pac choy and carrots are among the best sources of beta carotene. Pac Choy is a good crop for micro-greens.
Note: We cannot ship packets greater than ½ oz. (14 grams) of Brassica greens into the Willamette Valley. The State of Oregon prohibits shipping any commercial quantity of untreated Brassica, Raphanus or Sinapis because of a quarantine to control Blackleg.
- ALTS: Alternaria Leaf Spot
- BSR: Bacterial Soft Rot
- DM: Downy Mildew
Major pests: Cabbage Looper, Diamondback Moth, Imported Cabbageworm
Cultural controls: control cabbage-family weeds near crop fields, till under crop debris of early-season brassicas after harvest.
Materials: Spinosad, Bt.
Pest: Flea Beetle
Cultural controls: floating row covers, mulch with straw, time plantings for fall harvested crops only, crop rotation, perimeter trap cropping.
Materials: Spinosad, Pyganic, Mycotrol ESO.
Pest: Cabbage Root Maggot
Cultural controls: time planting to avoid first hatching, use row covers, control weeds.
Major diseases: Black Rot, Alternaria Leaf Spot, Blackleg, Club Root, Downy Milldew, White Mold
Cultural controls: avoid transplanting plants with yellow leaves or v-shaped lesions, crop rotation, destroy crop debris after harvest, avoid overhead irrigation, control weeds, allow for good air movement.
Materials: Actinovate, copper compounds may help for some of these diseases.
|1 gram||=||.035 oz|
|2 grams||=||.070 oz|
|4 grams||=||.141 oz|
|14 grams||=||.494 oz|
|28 grams||=||.987 oz|
|112 grams||=||3.95 oz or .247 lb|
|448 grams||=||15.79 oz or .987 lb|
|1⁄16 oz||=||1.77 g|
|⅛ oz||=||3.55 g|
|¼ oz||=||7.09 g|
|½ oz||=||14.2 g|
|1 oz||=||28.4 g|