Use this chart to compare the types of Chinese cabbage that we offer, including full-size and mini types in red and green. All of the varieties in this chart are considered Napa (closed-head) types, with the exception of Tokyo Bekana, which is an open-head type for bunching or baby leaf. Chinese cabbage varieties tolerate heat better than European varieties, and each of the varieties listed below has been selected by our research team for dependable performance under both spring and fall conditions.

Chinese Cabbage Types & Varieties Comparison Chart

Name Part # Days To Maturity Type Size/Weight Disease Resistance Features
Bilko Organic 2814Gog 54 Full-size, Green 12" tall (HR: CR, FY) Slow-bolting heads have a good, mild, sweet flavor.
Minuet 2901 48 Mini, Green 9" tall (HR: DM) Light, sweet taste. Slow to bolt. Tolerant to bottom rot and black speck.
Tokyo Bekana 2251 21 baby; 45 full size Mini, Green 10 - 12" tall For bunching or baby leaf. Bright, light-green curly and ruffled leaves add loft and weight to salad mixes. Regrows for multiple cuttings. At full size, tender leaves on narrow, white petioles can be sold as bunched greens.
Rubicon 2246 52 Full-size, Green 11" tall; 5 1/2 - 6 1/2 lb. Blemish-free, deep-green leaves with broad white ribs and a creamy yellow, blanched interior. The flavor is sweet, tangy, juicy, and delicious! Slow bolting. Tolerant to black speck.
Red Dragon 3643 60 Full-size, Red 10" tall Compared to green Napa types, flavor is slightly stronger and heads are not quite as dense at maturity. Culinary uses include salads, stir-fries, and kimchee.
Merlotnew 4171 60 Full-size, Red 11 - 12" tall Improved Red Dragon type with darker red, more attractive heads.