This tender annual, with striking purple leaves, can be used as a cut and come again leaf when young and harvested when mature for stir fries and soup. A popular Chinese vegetable.
- High in antioxidants
- Cut and come again
- Adds flavour to salads
- Easy to grow
A versatile vegetable that began life in China, pak choi can be used in many ways and is well known for its crisp and juicy leaf stalks. Young stalks tend to be more tender and the best eaten raw or in stir fries. In the past this vegetable was pickled in brine to preserve it.
- Height: 30-60cm
- Type: Tender
- Aspect: Sun
- Soil: Any/alkaline
- Flower colour: Yellow
- Flowering period: June - August
An easy annual to grow – it needs to wait for all the frosts to have finished before planting out. It produces juicy leaves and if not harvested, eventually flowers and dies. It is grown from seed each spring.
This popular vegetable has a similar flavour to cabbage or spinach and the leaves have a fresh and crisp texture. The leaves and stalk can be eaten raw or gently steamed. It is a pleasant addition to salads or served as a vegetable and is seen in many Asian stir fries.
Pak choi is full of nutrients, good amounts of vitamin C, A, E K, and B6 along with minerals calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, zinc, copper, manganese, and selenium.
It is used in traditional Chinese medicine to clears heat and eliminates toxins.
We deliver our herb plants to addresses across the UK. Orders are dispatched between Mondays and Thursdays. This is usually within two to four days of placing your order, but at some points of the year during busy peaks it may take a little longer.
Very small orders of up to 3 herbs are dispatched with Royal Mail but the majority of our orders are sent via a 24 hour courier service. Orders sent by courier to Scottish Highlands and Islands, Isle of Wight and Scilly Isles take 48-72hrs - this will be indicated at the checkout.
1 - 23 herbs - £5.85
24+ herbs - free delivery
Please note there are additional surcharges for delivery to some postcodes in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, Isle of Wight and Scilly Isles - this will be calculated at the checkout based on the delivery address postcode. Unfortunately due to Brexit we are unable to ship to Northern Island currently.
All the herbs are supplied in 9x9 cm pots (8cm depth). Our herbs are packaged securely in recycled and recyclable blister packs and then into cardboard boxes, to ensure your plants to arrive in the best possible condition.
Further information about delivery can be found on our Ordering & delivery information page.
All our herbs are grown on the nursery and are dispatched labelled with their plant name and basic growing instructions
Our aim is to provide our customers with top quality herbs and service. We have worked hard to find a robust packing and delivery system that ensures your plants arrive at your door in the best condition.
We would ask that you check your herbs carefully when they arrive and report any problems to us either by phone or email within 48 hours so that we can rectify it. We may ask that you send us a photo.
We cannot accept responsibility for plants that have not been cared for or had unsuitable care.
Once an order has been placed you have the right to cancel your order up to the day of dispatch. As herbs are a perishable item we cannot accept returns in exchange for a refund.