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Random advice on regrowing leafy vegetables 

I talked before about regrowing the hearts from vegetables like pak choi or others. But you can also regrow them if there's no heart inside.

• Strip the leaves away from the stem but be careful not to harm any tiny still-growing leaves hidden underneath. They may be very tiny, but should be bright green. The plant will regrow itself from these.

• Trim a thin sliver off the base of the stem and stand them in water. Watch for little white root buds to start forming. When these do, you can put the plant into soil.

• Snip off any flowers. It takes a plant energy to grow these, and it may stop growing leaves while flower stems are growing. The hearts usually grow these first, which is why they may have been snipped off already.

• Pak choi and similar brssicas can grow between 10-32°C, and ideally like 13-24°C. They can survive brief frosts. Give them plenty of light.

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Posting this because I may have picked up a bunch of choi sum because they're cheap and tasty. The droopy leaves are chopped and in the freezer. The more perky looking ones are still attached to the stems, and standing in water.

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@InvaderXan I swear, I just don't use my head sometimes. I'm gonna go put some Bok Choy in the freezer now...

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@teslas_moustache Happens to us all, believe me. Usually, I stand them in water first. Any leaves which stay droopy get frozen. The others are usually fine left standing in water, though it's wise to check up on them every now and again to make sure.

Random advice on regrowing leafy vegetables 

@InvaderXan
I've grown leeks from very short stumps with a few short roots. They won't get as big as the original, but a smaller leek is still a leek. And I plant molded or sprouting pieces of garlic and onions, so they can grow leaves which I use as a kitchen herb.
it's also fun to see that the stems of harvested savoy cabbages in our field grow several smaller cabbages.
#organic #veggies #Gardening #food #frugal

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@StroomAfwaarts Oh yes, alliums are all easy to regrow. I always regrow spring onions and, IMO, garlic greens are a highly underrated thing to cook with. Cabbages, I don’t normally buy, but I’ve heard they’re super easy too! 🥬

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