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Choy Sum, Chinese Cabbage

Cruciferae Brassica parachinensis Bailey

Source: Magness et al. 1971

This oriental vegetable is very similar in growth habit and culture to Chinese cabbage, which see. However, it is grown for the flowering stalk. The entire plant with the flowering stalk may be harvested and marketed. In exposure of edible parts daring growth the plant is comparable to sprouting broccoli.

Last update February 18, 1999 by ch