Chinese cabbage

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Related to Pac choi: bok choi, Chinese white cabbage

Chinese cabbage

n.
2. See bok choy.

Chinese cabbage

n
1. (Plants) Also called: pe-tsai cabbage a Chinese plant, Brassica pekinensis, that is related to the cabbage and has crisp edible leaves growing in a loose cylindrical head
2. (Plants) another name for bok choy

Chi′nese cab′bage


n.
a plant, Brassica rapa pekinensis, of the mustard family, forming a long, dense head of broad, whitish leaves, used as a vegetable.
Also called celery cabbage.
[1835–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chinese cabbage - plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery; used as a vegetable in east Asia
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
2.Chinese cabbage - elongated head of crisp celery-like stalks and light green leaves
cabbage, chou - any of various types of cabbage
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There are all sorts of options here: Kale, mustard, lettuce, arugula, spinach, cress, mizuna, tat soi, and pac choi all make great salad greens that pass the one-month to harvest test.
Boc choi, also known as pac choi and by other names, is a green in the mustard family.
Leafy greens: Arugula, chard, Chinese cabbage, mache, mustard (all types), pac choi, sorrel
Equally my corn-fed chicken with pac choi and spinach, coming with roast potatoes, worked superbly, resulting in a mouth-watering delight.
Broga distributed salad bags, pac choi and strawberries to shops and restaurants across Anglesey and Gwynedd within hours of being harvested.
Another nearby bed contains White Russian Kale, Nero di Tuscana Kale, Prize Pac Choi (Chinese cabbage), Takinoshi Daikon (Asian radish), Cherokee Blue Mustard Greens, and White Onions.
We plant cold-season crops up to a month early in these areas, including arugula, kale, lettuce, pac choi, pea, radish and spinach.