Brassica chinesis var parachinensis 'Gunsho'
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Brassica chinesis var parachinensis 'Gunsho', Green Choy Sum 'Gunsho', Choi Sum, Yi Choy, Flowering Cabbage
Hardy annual, Ht. 30cm, spread 35cm. The whole plant is edible, from the flowers to the stem. Young leaves can be eaten in salads and older leaves blanched like spinach or used in stir fry dishes. Choy Sum does not transplant well and seeds are best sown directly.
Green Choy Sum 'Gunsho' herb seeds are available: A packet of seeds costs £2.50. There are approximately 225 herb seeds per packet (all of our herb seeds are untreated and can be used to grow organic herb plants).
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Our herb seeds are also untreated and can be used to grow organic herb plants. Our seeds are hand packed into gassine bags, which are fully recyclable, compostable and biodegradable. These bags are then put into beautifully illustrated paper seed packets. Therefore, our environmental footprint is small.
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