Growing Asian Vegetables from Seeds
Becoming more popular both in the home garden and in general Asian vegetables are generally easy to grow and a wide variety Asian Vegetable Seeds are available to buy online from mail order suppliers.
Widely in asian dishes especially stir fry, many are fast growing leafy greens used in cooking. should be planted after the risk of frosts has passed. A humus rich well drained soil is best.
As many of the asian type of vegetables are green leafy plants that will grow quickly when in season it is best to plant sequentially for the home garden.
In the past many of these seeds have been imported from Asia, including China, Japan and India. However with increased exposure, many locally sourced seeds are becoming available.
List of Asian Vegetables
The best known varieties include
- Culantro or Ngo Gai
- Water Celery
- Perilla -shiso or Zi Su
- Bok Choy, Pak Choy and Pak Sum
Also look for bean varieties such as Snake Beans and Yardlong Beans.
Asian eggplants and oriental Kale are all also worth looking for.
Asian Vegetable Seeds are Available from the following online suppliers
PO Box 427 Kerang Vic 3579
Suppliers of fresh open pollinated and heirloom seed, rare herb and edible plants, tools, books, organic pest controls and propagation supplies.