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Chinese Broccoli Vegetable Seeds
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Chinese Broccoli Vegetable Seeds


  • Productive and hardy.
  • Heat tolerant.
  • Easy to grow.
  • Compact variety.
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Chinese Broccoli ‘Jade’ Vegetable Seeds

Botanical name: Brassica oleracea Alboglabra Group
syn. Chinese Broccoli; Chinese kale; gai lum, gai lan (China); kol (Indonesia); kai lan (Malaysia); phak khana (Thai); cai ro (Vietnam)

A fast growing, hardy vegetable that can be planted close together, making it very productive for small spaces. It is harvested for its thick, succulent stems, leaves and flower buds, which are delicious cooked. Very nutritious, a good source of Vitamin C and antioxidants. It is heat and frost tolerant. Kailaan fills the gap waiting for the broccoli crop to start producing. It germinates best between 18 – 24°C soil temperature. In cool areas sow October – February; in temperate areas sow spring to autumn; in subtropical areas sow March – September; in tropical areas

  • Similar flavour to broccoli. Use as a substitute.
  • Grown for edible flower stalks and leaves.

Growing Instructions

Plant Type: Annual leafy vegetable

Sow When:

  • Cool: October – February
  • Temperate: Spring to autumn
  • Subtropical: March – September
  • Tropical: Year-round

Germination: 6 – 14 days

Depth: 1.5 – 2.5 cm deep

Position: Full sun; sheltered from wind

Sow Where: Directly into garden bed

Soil Type: Fertile, well-drained, pH 6 – 7; add lime if necessary several weeks before sowing; prepare soil with compost

Rows: 45 – 60 cm apart

Spacing: 7.5 cm between plants


  • Lightly mulch seed rows to prevent crusting
  • Water well once after sowing & then do not water again until seedlings appear

Harvest: 65 – 70 days

Additional information

Weight N/A

Product specifications

  • No chemical treatment.
  • Non GMO.
  • Open-pollinated.
  • Botanical name: Brassica oleracea var. alboglabra.
  • Seeds per gram: Approx. 200 – 350.
  • We do not ship to Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.