One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A kind of Chinese cabbage with glossy dark green leaves.
"Brassica rapa" variety "rosularis", family "Cruciferae"
- ‘In the early weeks of the winter share, members receive hardy late-season greens like kale, Brussels sprouts and tatsoi from the fields in addition to storage crops.’
- ‘But the tatsoi type is a better choice because it has much shorter leaf stalks.’
- ‘The spinach, arugula, tatsoi and mache all appeared like green sentinels standing up to Old Man Winter's blanket of white snow.’
- ‘Harvest celosia, statice, gladiolus, dahlias, collards, mustard, tatsoi, kale, carrots, sweet Williams, zinnia, lilies, chief celosia, arugula, bok choi, mei choi and Chinese cabbage.’
- ‘' Bulls Blood ' beet, ' Tokyo Bekena ' Chinese cabbage, several varieties of lettuce, ' Red Giant ' mustard, sorrel and tatsoi are harvested two to three times.’
- ‘Asian greens, like Chinese cabbage, boc choi, mequing choi and tatsoi, are a good choice for your third crop type, he says.’
- ‘Start lettuce, arugula and Chinese greens (including tatsoi and mizuna) by mid-October in cold frames (for late winter harvest) and in the ground (for early spring harvest).’
- ‘We chose spinach, mache (also called corn salad), arugula, tatsoi and a few other greens to plant.’
Chinese daat-choi, from daat- ‘sink, fall flat’ + choi ‘vegetable’.
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