Asian Vegetable Horticultural Information

Variety

The following information is collected for your reference only.  Actual seed conditions can be very much different among the varieties in the same vegetable group and even among the different seed lots of the same variety.  The planting results depend on various factors such as local weather and soil conditions, insect attacks, watering, fertilizer feeding etc.

 

Vegetable Group

Seeds per Oz.

Optimum Growing Temp., F

Days to Harvest

Amaranth

25000-31000

70-90

30-45

Bean, Edible Soybean

30-100

65-80

60-80

Bean, Green Bean

80-110

65-85

45-60

Bean, Yardlong Bean

190-250

75-90

45-80

Bitter Melon

110-180

80-90

80-100

Broccoli

7000-10000

65-80

50-80

Bunching Onion

14000-17000

65-90

60-80

Burdock, Gobo

500-800

65-85

70-120

Carrot

17000-21000

60-80

70-80

Cauliflower

7000-11000

65-80

50-80

Chinese Cabbage , Large Pak Choy type

14000-18000

70-80

45-80

Chinese Cabbage , Small Leaf type

14000-20000

70-85

30-55

Chinese Cabbage, Chin-Chiang type

14000-20000

65-85

30-60

Chinese Cabbage, NAPA Heading type

14000-22000

65-80

50-85

Chinese Celery

65000-80000

60-70

100-120

Chinese Kale

5500-8500

70-85

35-60

Chinese Leek

5500-14000

70-90

60-90

Chinese Mustard, Heading Type

19000-25000

55-75

65-100

Chinese Mustard, Non-heading Type

19000-25000

55-80

35-60

Choy Sum

14000-20000

70-85

30-50

Coriander

2000-3000

65-80

30-45

Corn

170-210

60-80

50-70

Cucumber

800-1400

70-85

35-40

Eggplant

5500-8500

75-90

90-120

Garland Chrysanthemum

20000-25000

50-60

40-60

Gourd, Calabash

130-300

75-85

70-110

Gourd, Luffa

250-400

80-95

80-100

Gourd, Snake Gourd

80-110

80-95

80-110

Gourd, Wax Gourd

350-700

80-90

80-100

Japanese Green, Green Wonder

5000-10000

70-80

30-50

Japanese Green, Komatsuna

5000-10000

70-85

35-50

Japanese Green, Mitsuba

5000-10000

70-80

35-50

Japanese Green, Mitsuna

20000-25000

70-80

35-55

Kohlrabi

500-800

70-85

50-80

Lettuce

24000-28000

50-70

85-100

Melon, Cantaloupe type

850-1250

75-85

60-70

Melon, Oriental Melon

2800-3500

75-85

60-70

Okra

350-650

70-85

50-75

Pea, Snow Pea

110-220

60-80

70-90

Pepper, Hot Pepper

3400-7100

75-90

75-80

Pepper, Sweet Pepper

3400-6250

70-85

75-80

Pickling Melon

800-1400

75-85

50-60

Radish

1500-2500

60-85

35-75

Spinach

2400-2800

60-70

30-45

Squash, Summer type

280-650

70-85

50-75

Squash, Winter type

120-350

70-85

65-100

Tomato

6800-11000

70-85

65-90

Turnip

9000-14000

65-80

50-80

Watermelon

500-1200

80-90

75-90

Yu Choi

14000-20000

70-85

30-45

 



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(A). Bean/Peas:
Azuki Bean . Mung Bean . Winged Bean . Broad Bean . Green Bean . Hyacinth Bean . Yardlong Bean . Edamame(Edible Soybean) . Snow Peas
(B). Leafy Vegetable:
Edible Amaranth . Baby Leaf Greens . Oriental Celery . Garland Chrysanthemum (Shingiku) . Japanese Greens . Herbs . Chinese Kale (Kai Lam) . Komatsuna . Lettuce . Malabar Spinach . Oriental Mustard . Bunching Onion . Yu Choy (Green Petiole Choy Sum) . Oriental Spinach . Hon-Tsai-Tai . || - - Chinese Cabbage: . White Petiole Small Cabbage . Green Petiole Small Cabbage . White Large Pak Choy .White Petiole Choy Sum . Heading NAPA Cabbage . Semiheading Chinese Cabbage
(C) . Herbs:
Chinese Leek (Chinese Chives) . Thai Basil . Coriander (Chinese Parsley) . Mint . Perilla (Japanese Shi-So) . Watercress
(D). Fruit/Gourd Vegetable:
Oriental Cucumber . Oriental Eggplant . Bitter Gourd (Bitter Melon) . Winter Melon (Wax Gourd) . Calabash (OPO) . Mao Qwa (Hairy Gourd) . Snake Gourd . Edible Luffa . Oriental Melon . Oriental Sweet Pepper . Hot Pepper . Oriental Squash . Tomato . Watermelon
(E). Root Vegetable:
Edible Burdock (Gobo) . Carrot . Oriental Radish (Daikon) . Turnip
(F). Flower Vegetable:
Broccoli . Cauliflower . Flower Chinese Cabbage . Chinese Leek Flower . White Choy Sum . Green Choy Sum
(G). Others:
Baby Corn . Kohlrabi . Okra . Sesame
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