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Getting Bok Choi to seed

Posted by rrodrigo QLD Aust (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 2, 04 at 23:18

Growing Bok Choi ( bought in a punnet ) and thinking about future production, I want to let one of my plants go to seed.

Is one plant enough for Bok Choi to produce seeds and any special treatment required for it to produce seed.
Winter has just started where I live

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RE: Getting Bok Choi to seed

One plant should be enough so long as it has enough time to produce the seeds before any type of frost.

Just be patient. When you see flower stalks with flowers at the top, let them die off to produce the elongated seed heads. You'll know they're ready when they turn light brown and look dry. Be gentle when you harvest the seeds, they're tiny!

RE: Getting Bok Choi to seed

From what I have read, Chinese Cabbages and Mustards flowers are self-incompatible so you need more than one plant in order to get seeds. According to one of my Australian books, 2 plants should do but S. Ashworth recommends 6 plants.

RE: Getting Bok Choi to seed

What is the title of the book Solanum?

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