Blues

Blues Chinese Cabbage

(52 days) F-1 hybrid. Good bolt resistance, disease resistance and taste in this napa type. Flavor is relatively pungent. Suitable for planting early spring through July. Moderate tolerance to virus, DM, ALTS, BSR. Tested negative for BR and BL.


3225 Blues
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Price
A: 1/16oz for $3.10  
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B: 1/8oz for $5.60  
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C: 1/2oz for $21.00  
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D: 1oz for $38.00  
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E: 4oz for $140.00   ($133.00)
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Additional Information

Chinese Cabbage

Brassica rapa (pekinensis group)

~9,500 seeds/oz. 116 oz packet sows 25 ft. See also Tokyo Bekana for a lettucy-type baby Chinese cabbage.

Asian Greens

Diseases:

  • 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.

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.

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.