Vegetable Cultivar Descriptions for North America – Cabbage, Chinese

Lists 1-27 Combined

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Akala – Breeder and vendor: Enza Zaden.

Arcadia (XPH 793) – Vendor: Asgrow. Characteristics: very early Napa type Chinese cabbage. Similar: Zephyr. 1984.

Banko – Breeder: Bejo Seeds. Vendor: Seedway. Characteristics: F1 hybrid with excellent bolt tolerance; tall, narrow, cylindrical shaped heads. Resistance: fusarium yellows, clubroot.

Burpee Hybrid – Breeder and vendor: W. Atlee Burpee Company, Philadelphia. Parentage: closed. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, giant cylindrical heads, broad and tightly folded; heavily savoyed, thick, succulent leaves. Adaptation: wide, fall crop. Burpee catalog. 1961.

Chiko – Breeder: Seedway. Vendor: Bejo. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, Chinese cabbage type, early, narrow cylindrical, vigorous tall.

China Express – Vendor: Harris Seeds. Characteristics: early hybrid, slow-bolting Napa type, barrel-shaped, well wrapped, uniform.

Greenwich (SCC7302) – Breeder and vendor: Sakata Seed. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Similar: Michihili Jade Pagoda. 1999.

Jade Pagoda – Vendor: Harris Seeds. Characteristics: F1 hybrid that tolerates cold and is slow to bolt; dark green and crisp. Resistance: bacterial soft rot and virus.

Jazz – Breeder and vendor: Takii. Characteristics: slow-bolting hybrid. Resistance: clubroot.

Joi Choi – Vendor: Harris Seeds. Characteristics: F1 hybrid with 45-day maturity, white stems and dark green leaves. Resistance: cold.

Magica (XPH 791) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, round top head, good field holding and shipping quality. Similar: Early Hybrid. Adaptation: wide. 1983.

Mandarin – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Company, Detroit. Parentage: Wong Bok. Characteristics: more uniform and sure heading than Wong Bok. Similar: Wong Bok. Adaptation: wide; for late summer planting. 1952.

Manoko – Breeder: Bejo Seeds. Vendor: Seedway. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, bolt tolerant, medium green, compact, dense heads. Resistance: fusarium yellows, tipburn tolerance.

Marquis – Vendor: Takii. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, Chinese cabbage type, early, holds well, bright green. Resistance: tolerance high to clubroot.

Michihli – Breeder and vendor: Ferry-Morse Seed Company, Detroit. Parentage: Chihli. Characteristics: more uniform and sure heading than Chihli. Similar: Chihli. Adaptation: northern half of the United States for July planting.

Minuet – Breeder and vendor: Johnny’s Selections, South Korea. Parentage: F1 hybrid. 2000.

Nekita – Breeder and vendor: Enza Zaden.

Nerva – Breeder and vendor: Enza Zaden.

Ohken 75 – Breeder: Kyowas Seed. Vendor: Siegers Seed Co. Characteristics: club root tolerant Chinese cabbage; 75-day variety features good uniformity; barrel shaped. Resistance: tolerant to bolting, tip burn, and downy mildew. 1998.

Optika – Breeder: Seedway. Vendor: Bejo. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, Chinese cabbage type, barrel shaped, vigorous, Napa type. Resistance: tolerance to tipburn, bolting.

Prize Choy – Vendor: Johnny’s Selected Seeds.

T-652 – Breeder: Takii. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, Chinese cabbage type, slow bolting, upright, holds well. Resistance: virus, soft rot, alternaria; tolerance to some club root races.

Zen – Breeder: Seminis Vegetable Seeds. Vendor: W. Atlee Burpee Co. Parentage: F1 hybrid. Characteristics: a cross between a chinese cabbage and an oriental green cultivar (not a geneticaly modified organism); heat resistant; vigorous growth year around and in any area, even in the summer; harvest 35 days after sowing; thick, green leaf; tender and soft like Komatsuha (Japanese spinach); moderately sweet like cabbage. Adaptation: U.S. 2001.

Zephyr (XPH 790) – Breeder and vendor: Asgrow Seed Co. Characteristics: F1 hybrid, early, high yielding. Similar: Early Hybrid G. Adaptation: wide. 1983.