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Tatsoi Cabbage Chinese – 2 grams

45 EGP

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Brands: Sativa


Sativa Seeds – Tatsoi Cabbage Chinese – 2 grams

Origin: Italy

Tatsoi’ is a popular Asian green that’s easily grown, and can be harvested anytime during growth.

Mature plants form a rosette of glossy, dark green leaves, enhanced with a central rib and a narrow white petiole. This sort grows very quickly and thanks to its heat tolerance

Forming a compact rosette plant when young, it develops more of a round flat shape as it matures in cooler conditions and it able to withstand temperatures as low as -10°c

Delicious for cooking, steamed, sautéed, and soups, or eating the small young leaves raw in salad mixes

Tatsoi is perfect for health.

Who likes a pack of flavor. These Tatsoi are used in many different Asian cuisines. In terms of health benefits, Tatsoi Sango Red is packed with Vitamin C, folate, and potassium. Many people consume these plants for relief of indigestion and/or flatulence. You can expect a mustard-like taste from these roots. After all, they belong to the Brassica genus, which falls under the family of mustard plants.

Flavor:  Spicy

Popular uses: Salads and sandwiches

Nutrients: High in protein, folate & Vitamin B6.

Tatsoi are a good source of antioxidants like catechin, pyrogallol, vanillic acid, and other phenolic compounds. These root vegetables also have a good amount of vitamin C, which acts as an antioxidant to protect your cells from damage.

General info

Tatsoi is best sown in spring through autumn. Seeds can be sown in trays for transplanting, or directly in place approx. 20 – 30 cm apart when soil temperatures are between 10°c – 25°c.

Tatsoi is a plant in the Brassica family that’s closely related to bok choy. The greens are known for their unique taste and impressive nutrition profile.

The leaves of the plant are loaded with vitamin C, vitamin A, calcium and folate. They are great sources of antioxidants and help fight disease, while boosting cognitive and heart health.

You can buy tatsoi leaves at many health food stores or farmers markets. You can also easily grow your own and add them to salads, soups, stir-fries and more.

Approx time to germinate: 5 – 12 days

Approx time to harvest: 30 – 50 days

tatsoi is referred to as a “goitrogenic,” which means that it contains chemicals that may interfere with the production of thyroid hormones. If you have thyroid issues, speak to your doctor before adding Asian greens to your diet


The potential health benefits of tatsoi come from the plant’s antioxidant and micronutrient content. Called “vitamin green,” it’s one of the top food sources of vitamin C and vitamin A.

  1. Rich in Vitamin C

Tatsoi offers more vitamin C than oranges, papaya and spinach. These greens are packed with disease-fighting antioxidants that minimize oxidative stress and damage to your cells.

Research shows that eating vitamin C foods may be associated with a lower risk of many chronic conditions, including heart disease, stroke and cancer. Getting plenty of vitamin C is also known to increase longevity.

  1. Excellent Source of Vitamin A

Asian greens are an excellent source of vitamin A, a nutrient that plays an important role in many body functions. Vitamin A helps maintain strong bones, healthy skin and a strong immune system.

It’s also critical for vision support and has been shown to help in the prevention of macular degeneration.

  1. Provides Folate

Want to promote brain, heart and bone health? Make sure you get enough folic acid foods in your diet. Adding tatsoi is a great way to boost folate levels, which support strong bones, cognitive function and even a healthy pregnancy.

Studies indicate that high folate intake is associated with a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease and may help boost brain function for elderly adults experiencing cognitive decline.

  1. Features Glucosinolates

Glucosinolates are compounds found in cruciferous vegetables. They give greens their bitter taste and have been researched for their protective benefits against heart disease, cancer and more.

Research suggests that glucosinolates have anti-carcinogenic effects and may reduce the risk of certain cancers, including breast, kidney and esophageal cancers.

  1. Improves Heart Health

Asian greens are packed with heart-healthy nutrients, including antioxidants and calcium. Adding these greens into your diet can help boost heart health by relaxing smooth muscle tissues in your arteries and helping prevent blood clotting.

Growth and planting

Tatsoi greens can be planted in the spring for a summer harvest or in the late summer for fall harvest. They grow quickly, in about 20 days, and make an excellent addition to your home vegetable garden.

If you plan to plant it in the spring, opt for full-grown tatsoi instead of seedlings, which would be more vulnerable in cold temperatures.

The best growing conditions for mustard spinach include:

Plant tatsoi in an area that gets three to four hours of sun each day.

Use well-draining soil.

Water the greens regularly.

Ideal temperatures for growing these greens are between 60 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit = 15:22 Celsius degree


Harvesting the leaves is simple. You can start cutting leaves when they are about four inches long. To cut the whole head of the plant, leave about one inch above the ground so it re-sprouts.


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