Japanese/Chinese/Korean Vegetables


Zone Info: All plants listed below can be grown as garden annuals.

NB19 Cee Gwa Chinese Okra ( Luffa Gourd )
Very popular oriental vegetable. Best tasting, no peeling necessary, use young. 6 in./15 cm or longer. Soak seeds for 24 hours before sowing indoors Mar. 15th. Immature flesh is very tender and sweet. Mature fruits can be used as sponges. One plant will produce a lot of fruits.
D9818 Vietnamese Hot Pepper
A very hot pepper used in Vietnamese cooking that can be grown inside or outside. A very productive plant that will load itself down with 1-1½" thin red, fiery hot peppers.
D9819 Baby Finger Carrots
Excellent sweet carrot for fresh eating or cooking. Produces uniform, slender carrots that are harvested young for "baby" carrots.
  Package of 200 seeds $1.95
IP064 Wonderful No.1 Hybrid Melon
Wonderful No. 1 is a new hybrid Oriental melon developed by a leading seed company in South Korea. Fruits with yellow smooth skin and crispy white flesh are very delicious and sweet. Plants grow vigorously in spring/summer season and are very productive. This variety starts flowering and setting fruits 30 days after transplanting. Easy to grow.
  Package of 5 seeds $2.95
1A003 Giant Snow Peas
A very sweet Snow Pea for stir-frying that produces giant 4½ x 1" flat pods.
 18g Package ( about 100 seeds ) $2.50
NB21 Giant Japanese Red Mustard
Brassica juncea. 45 days. Large, tender Purple/Red Japanese mustard leaves are thick, savoy type and pungent with white mid-rib. Leaves turn purple at low temps and plants are tolerant to cool fall weather. Sow early spring or late summer.
 0.6g Pack ( 200+ seeds ) $2.25
NB22 Komatsuna Japanese Mustard Spinach
Brassica rapa var. perviridis 35 days. All season Japanese Green. Easy to grow. Mild, tender greens for salads, stir-fry. Uniform upright plants with slender, tasty, cylindrical green stems and dark green, round leaves. Disease tolerant.
 0.6g Pack ( 150+ seeds ) $2.25
1A350 Round Leaved Garland
Also known as large leaf chrysanthemum or Shungiku. Edible young leaves used for flavoring salads, or in chop suey and stir fries. Sow in early spring and fall. Harvest young plants 4 - 8 inches in height. Popular in Taiwan.
 1.5g pack ( over 200 seeds ) $2.95
NB24 Mitsuba Japanese Parsley
Chryptotaenia japonica. 50 days. Japanese parsley. A perennial plant with tender leaf stems - 3 plain parsley leaves per stem. Young leaves have an aromatic flavor used in seasoning fish soups, sukiyaki, etc. Sow in spring or fall, can be grown as an annual.
 600mg Pack ( 150+ seeds ) $2.25
NB25 Tah Tsai Non-heading Chinese Cabbage
B. rapa chinensis. This new strain has good heat and cold tolerance. Spoon shaped, glossy, waxy green leaves have prominent white support petioles - like an endive or escarole. Rich in vitamins, used in soup, or fried and boiled meat dishes. Sow and harvest at the same time as endive.
 650mg Pack ( 150+ seeds ) $2.25
3441 Hon-Tsai Tai Chinese Vegetable
This vegetable has deep purple leaf and flower stalks and dark green leaves. The plant grows vigorously and produces lots of flower buds for vegetable use. Young stalks and flowers are very tender, excellent for stir-fry. This vegetable is tolerant at low temperature and the purple color intensifies as the temperature decreases.
 700mg Pack ( 200+ seeds ) $2.50
NB26 Tsoi Sim Chinese Vegetable
Brassica juncea var. multisecta 40 days. Chinese green. Harvest young stalks with a few flower buds like Italian rapine or rappa. Sow in early summer. Use in soups or for stir-fry, salads, etc. Excellent flavor, very tender. Similar in culture and use as Hon Tsai Tai.
 800mg Pack ( 150+ seeds ) $2.25
RHC801 Joi Choi Hybrid Mustard Cabbage
Brassica rapa var. chinensis (F1 Hybrid) 45 days. Hybrid version of Lei Choi. Fine, spoon shaped stalks, ivory white stems, dark green leaves. Some cold tolerance.
RHC802 Toy Choy Hybrid Pak Choi
Mini baby pak choi. Unique tiny 5 in/12.5 cm erect plants with white petioles and dark green leaves. Performs well in dense plantings and heat. Tender leaves, excellent flavor.
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RHC829 Feng Qing Choi
(F1 Hybrid) 45 days. Very slow to bolt - excellent heat tolerance. Thick, tender, delicious green petioles.
RHC830 Mei Qing Choi
(F1 Hybrid) 45 days. Green stemmed spoon shaped Shanghai Pak Choi that has a good tolerance to bolting. Better tasting than white types. Upright compact plants can be spaced 5 inches apart.
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NB65 Bonsai Hybrid Pak Choi
Brassicarapa var. chinensis 45 days. Compact Shanghai or southern China pak choi with moderate tolerance to bolting. Performs well under high density plantings. Also use as a 35-37 day baby pak choi.
 600mg seed package of about 150-175 seeds $2.95
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NW12 Green Seoul Chinese Cabbage
A Korean version of the popular loose leafed cabbage used in Chinese cooking. This Cabbage is good for stir frys and Kimchee pickling. A fast grower that can be container grown.
  80mg package ( about 25 seeds ) $1.50
NW14 Chinese Mizuna
An essential salad mix ingredient. Unique mustard green of Japanese origin. Mizuna produces dozens of pencil thin white stalks with deeply cut, fringed leaves. Mild flavor. Continues to produce for several weeks from one planting as a cut and come again product.
A vigorous leafy vegetable used in stir frys, pickling and salads. Can be grown year round. The more you cut and harvest off this juicy, well flavored vegetable the more it produces.
 1.12g Package ( a few hundred seeds ) $1.95
G026 Baby Eggplant
A new mini vegetable. Plants are compact and bear loads of miniature fruit that can be deep fried whole. One of the new rages in miniature veggies. Perfect for container raising. Fruits are very tasty.
  75mg Package ( usually about 15 or more seeds ) $1.95
NW04 Japanese Bunching Onion
This evergreen variety of bunching onion is the one most often used in stir frys. The plants produce perennially and are winter hardy. You should start seeds 4-8 weeks inside before transplanting in garden.
  Package of 25 seeds $1.95
Corn
1A085 Sweet Baby Corn
Remarkably sweet, small kerneled ears. Timing is critical when picking baby corn, pick just before or just as silking begins to emerg to encourage production of new ears. If not picked when young, ears will grow to full size, delicous sweet corn.
  $3.95 per pack ( over a hundred seeds per pack )
JF162 Golden Liner Hybrid Melon
This hybrid Korean melon produces fruit with golden color skin that has silver lines running end-to-end. The white flesh is very crisp and sweet. Fruits are oblong in shape and about 300-450 grams in weight. The plant grows very well in greenhouse and open field. Excellent fruit settings. Strongly recommended for home gardening and fresh markets.
  Package of 5 seeds $3.95
W209 Sweet Honda Hybrid Melon
Sweet Honda is an early maturity hybrid melon with excellent fruit setting. Short oblong fruit with smooth yellow skin, 2.5-3.2 Lb. in weight, is very sweet, with 14-16 brix in surgar content. Orange color flesh has aromatic flavor, very delicious and good texture. Plants are vigorous and fruits can be harvested in 60-65 days after sowing. An excellent melon for home gardening and fresh markets.
  Package of 5 seeds $2.95
IP039 Golden Sweet Hybrid Melon
Fruits have smooth, golden skin and crisp, sweet white flesh with the sugar content at 12 brix. The oblong-shaped melon are 4-6 inches long and 3-4 inches wide, 350 grams in weight. Plant grows vigorously in warm climates. This melon is very prolific and is very popular in Taiwan, Korea and Japan. Sow seeds in seed boxes in spring and transplant to the open field when 3-5 inches high. The plant begins to set fruits 40 days after transplanting. Note that the fruit skin turns into yellow at the prematured stage and should not harvest at this time, but wait for a few more weeks to reach the matured conditions.
  Package of 10 seeds $2.95
New! Jim's Plant Growth Stimulator for Vegetables.
Jim has developed this product through years of testing on his farms. This natural, environmentally safe solution will produce amazing results, producing vigorous plants and larger yields of vegetables. We highly recommend you do you own trial test ( i.e. spray one plant with solution, next to a plant not sprayed with solution over the length of a growing season ) to fully appreciate how effective this product is.
This is a two part water soluble product that should be mixed 14.75cc of each part ( we provide measuring spoon with solution } to one gallon of water and sprayed onto the foliage of the plants. It contains Food Grade H202, ( produced by nature ) Gibberellic Acid ( a natural plant growth hormone ), B1 and other plant vitamins, plant hormones, ( made from natural sources ) micronutrients including Boron (B), Copper (Cu), Iron (Fe), Manganese (Mn), Molybdenum (Mo), Sulfur (S) and Zinc (Zn) plus a natural detergent based "sticker" that makes the product stick to the leaves until absorbed by the plant.
This mix will make 16 gallons of solution.
  JPAG07 Plant Growth Stimulator for Vegetables $14.95