Brassica rapa

Tokyo Bekana Asian Greens

Days to Maturity: 21 days baby - 40 full size

SKU
2501
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Starting at: As low as $2.95
Note: OUR QUALITY ASSURANCE: High Mowing's Quality Control team ensures all seed lots of this variety are independently tested for the diseases black rot (Xanthomonas campestris pv. Campestris) and black leg (Phoma lingam). Only seed lots that are found to be free of black rot and black leg are released for sale. No diseased seed will be sold.

Lime green leaves have gently ruffled edges and a white mid-rib.

A "lettucy" mustard green resembling Black Seeded Simpson; an excellent baby green for adding loft and weight to mixes. Planted at 4-6" spacing, this variety will grow into an attractive bunching green with solid white mid-ribs and an exceptionally tender leaf texture.

Cut-and-come-again

  • Excellent for salad mix
  • Mild flavor

9-11.25M (10M avg) seeds/oz, 144-180M (162M avg) seeds/lb. M=1,000.  1/32 oz approx. 300 seeds. Direct seeding rate: Baby, 60 seeds/foot in a 2” band in rows 2-6” apart. Bunching, 15 seeds/foot in a 2” band 12-18” apart. Full size, thin to 8”. Transplants: 8-16” apart in rows 12-18” apart.

Cultural Info

PLANTING INFO:
Seed depth: ¼”. For baby leaf- Seeding rate: ~60 seeds/ft in a 2-4”; Row spacing: 2/3” between bands. Harvest when leaves are ~3” tall by cutting 1” from ground or pick individual leaves for cut and come again. For full size- Seeding rate: ~12 seeds/ft; Plant spacing: thin to 6”; Row spacing: 18”.

CULTURAL INFO:

Most Asian Greens are moderately hardy annuals and can be sown from early spring through midsummer. Asian greens are in the same family as mustards but tend to have a mild flavor and lack the spiciness that many mustards are known for. Asian greens include an assortment of species that can be grown for baby leaf or full size crops.

SEED SPECS:
12M seeds/oz.  M=1,000

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