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    I have decided to grow Pak choi this year and am interested to know the experience others have in growing it. Is it difficult to grow? Best times to sow ,pull etc , basically any info will help.
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    Slugs love it more than we do.

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    I had a really good crop which I sowed in the summer - planted where I had lifted my first early spuds, which had not been manured- had enough to hand out to my fellow lottie mates and it looked just like the packet!
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    i found it really easy to grow last year - i didnt have separate seeds - it came in a mixed leaf seed selection - possibly "saladini" - like most salad leaves - slugs do love it -this year i am growing it again - found it very useful - served along with the rocket and mustard which are hot - just put it in a row after frosts have finished and thinned out by eating the very young ones.

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    I'm sowing it for the first ime too. I've read that it can run to seed really easily and not to sow before summer.
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    I sowed it during the Autumn to provide colour and food over the Winter. Even after facing the worse winter in 30 years the plant produced throughout the season. Its a real winner and so easy all you need is seed, soil, water and air - simple!

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    I grow it every year, sow it any time from May to August in row's, use the thinning's for salad leaves, as long as you water it well, keep it weed free and keep an eye out for slugs/snails, you should be fine, I'm growing "Choko" this year.

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    I grew it last summer and it bolted so I set some in the greenhouse October-ish and have been picking a few leaves when ever we had a stir fry.

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