Jekka's: Green Choy Sum 'Gunsho' (Brassica chinesis var parachinensis 'Gunsho')
Green Choy Sum 'Gunsho', Choi Sum, Yi Choy, Flowering Cabbage

Brassica chinesis var parachinensis 'Gunsho'

Brassicaceae

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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.

For information on growing herbs from seeds please see Jekkapedia, Jekka's video on how to sow seeds, Jekka's blog or our FAQs page.

Green Choy Sum 'Gunsho' vegetable herb seeds are available: A packet of seeds costs £2.50. There are approximately 225 vegetable herb seeds per packet (all of our vegetable herb seeds are untreated and can be used to grow organic herb plants).

For information on growing herbs from seeds please see Jekkapedia, Jekka's blog or our FAQs page.

In particular, Jekka's blogs on sowing seeds, sowing your winter culinary herbs or how to grow vegetables.

Jekka's "How to Grow It" videos, includes Jekka's video on how to sow seeds  for an informative step-by-step guide to seed sowing.

Once your plants are growing, ‘Jekka’s Seasonal Tips’ series covers maintenance in early spring, late spring, summer and autumn & winter. Together they form Jekka’s guide on how to grow herbs.

If you require pots or compost, see Jekka's Herb Kits that includes Jekka's Seed Sowing Kit. This kit contains all you need to sow a collection of herb seeds.

Happy Herbs!

One of our three core roots is that we are Environmentally Conscious and for the past 30 years all the herbs grown at Jekka’s have been raised following sustainable, environmentally friendly and organic approaches resulting in a remarkable biodiversity at the herb farm.

Our herb seeds are also untreated and can be used to grow organic herb plants.

You can read more about our Sustainability Approach in one of Jekka's Blogs or in Jekka's Guide to Climate Change.