Celtuce Lettuce A Choy Vegetable Seeds
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Celtuce Lettuce A Choy Vegetable Seeds


  • Easy and fast to grow.
  • Hardy and frost resistant.
  • Slow to bolt.
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LETTUCE ‘A Choy’ Vegetable Seeds

Botanical name: Lactuca sativa

syn. AA Choy, Celtuce, Sword Lettuce, Taiwan Lettuce, Celery Lettuce, Wosun

‘Á Choy’ lettuce, also known as Celtuce, is botanically a lettuce harvested for the celery-like edible stem. The stem is crisp, moist with a mild to slightly bitter flavour and it is used raw, or in stirfries and soups; young leaves can be used in salads or steamed. It is hardy, frost resistant and slow to bolt. Sow spring and autumn. Suitable for temperate, subtropical and tropical areas.

Plant Type: Annual leafy vegetable

Plant Height: 20-30 cm

Sow When:

  • Temperate: Early spring to late summer
  • Subtropical: Autumn to early spring
  • Tropical: Year-round, avoiding the hottest months

Germination: 5-10 days

Depth: 6-10 mm deep

Position: Full sun to partial shade

Sow Where: Directly into garden beds or containers

Soil Type: Well-drained, fertile soil with a pH of 6.0-7.0

Spacing: Rows 20-30 cm apart; thin to 15-20 cm between plants

Details: Keep soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Mulch around plants to retain moisture and suppress weeds. Harvest leaves when young and tender for best flavor.

Harvest: 45-60 days after sowing

Additional information

Weight N/A

5 grams, 10 grams, 25 grams, 100 grams, 250 grams

Product Specification

  • Open pollinated.
  • No Chemical Treatment & Non-GMO.
  • Botanical name: Lactuca sativa.
  • We do not ship Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions