Growing Bok Choy in Ontario

Bok Choy, commonly referred to as Pak Choi, can be grown in Ontario. In Ontario, Bok choy is a cold-tolerant crop that may be cultivated both in the spring and the fall.

To cultivate Bok Choy in Ontario, you can follow these steps:

  1. Choose the appropriate variety: Choose a kind of bok choy that will grow well in Ontario among the many available. Popular cultivar “Joi Choi” grows well in Ontario.
  2. Good soil is the first step; bok choy appreciates well-draining, organically rich soil. To increase the fertility of your soil, amend it with compost or well-rotted manure.
  3. Sow the seeds: You may grow bok choy right from seed in your backyard. The seeds should be sown 1-2 inches apart, 1/4 inch deep. rows should be 12 to 18 inches apart.
  4. Bok choy requires steady moisture to thrive well, so water it frequently. Once a week, or more frequently during dry seasons, water deeply.
  5. Bok choy benefits from frequent fertilizations. Fertilize. To encourage the growth of leaves, use a balanced fertilizer or one strong in nitrogen.
  6. Bok choy can be harvested when the leaves are large enough to be useful, which is typically 40 to 50 days after planting. As needed, remove individual leaves or cut the entire head off at the base.

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