Why No Heads on My Chinese Cabbage?

beneckeMay 28, 2013

So, my Chinese cabbage is big and healthy looking, now flowering and never grew any heads! Why is this and what do I do now?!

Thanks in advance for your help :-)

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seysonn(8a WA/HZ 1)

It bolted. There seems to be conflicting reasons for bolting of brassica:
1- warm weather. (how warm is warm ?)

2- long hours of daylight.

Here where I garden, the night temperatures were around 45F and day highs about 57f. But my Bok Choys are bolting. Varum???

so I suspect the latitude or long days. I plnted them as early as possible and they grew slowly and now bolting while they are small.

some say fall planting is better. But I have seen Chinese cabbage bolting in the fall too. I guess there must be a secret that we don't know(me and you, OP)

WHAT YOU CAN DO NOW? I think just harvest and stir fry them , what else can you do ? lol

    Bookmark   May 30, 2013 at 5:22AM
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