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Emperor's cabbage/Emperor's Cantonese

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2024-03-03 11:05:46



Emperor's cabbage/Emperor's Cantonese

Common name Pak Chai/ Green Pakchoi

Scientific name Brassica chinensis L. var. chinensis Mansf.

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Plant group

flowering plants

Botanical characteristics

The trunk is a 2-season plant, but it is grown as a single-season plant. The leaf stalks are light green and flat. The base of the leaf stalks are very wide and thick. The texture is crisp. The leaf tips are rounded and do not wrap around the head.

Leaves are single, arranged alternately, round in shape, the leaf blades are smooth or flat, 0.5-1.0 cm thick, the leaf margins are smooth, the petioles are white with greenish to green, the leaves are soft, the leaf surface is smooth and juicy, shiny.

Flowers come in clusters, petals 6 mm wide, 12 mm long, light yellow.

Fruit cracks when dry, 3.5-6.5 mm wide, 2.5-6.0 cm long. The tip has a long, slender beak.

Seeds 10-30, round, red to brown-black. Diameter approximately 1 mm.

Ecological conditions


ecological conditions

Flat area: Area higher than 800 m from mean sea level.

Place of origin

Native to China Japan and Central Asia



Planting and propagation

Plant seeds

Utilization type

Food, herbs, ornamental plants

Vegetables that are high in vitamins Especially vitamin A and vitamin C. There are also nutrients such as calcium. and high phosphorus It is commonly stir-fried with meat, stir-fried with oyster sauce, or boiled into soup. It tastes sweet and crisp.

Source: https://www.royalparkrajapruek.org/Plants