Tatsoi - Green Leaf seeds

SKU: V-682

Botanical name: Brassica rapa rosularis

Seed treatment: Untreated

Sale price$2.89


TATSOI Green Leaf - 100+ Heirloom Seeds

(Brassica campestris narinosa) 

The name comes from Mandarin (塌棵菜 tā kē cài). It is also called Chinese flat cabbage, rosette pakchoi or broadbeaked mustard, spoon mustard, or spinach mustard. Cantonese transliterations include tatsoi, tat Choy. 

A distinctly different kind of Asian green, TATSOI is a small, spoon-shaped green that delivers a unique flavour experience. A stocky plant similar to bok choy, tatsoi is native to China, where it is believed to have been cultivated since 500 AD. 

A dependable source of vitamins in cool winter months, the dark, green leaves of this squat plant can often be found poking out from beneath a blanket of snow on cooler regions. Tatsoi is modest in size, but it is extremely cold tolerant withstanding temperatures down to -5 °C! Tatsoi tends to grow low to the ground when planted in autumn for winter harvests, responding to cool temperatures and hunkering down to tolerate the cold. These greens are typically harvested several times with a sharp knife, low at the base, and are ideal for ‘cut-and-come’ again harvesting. Seeds are typically planted just after the last frost for spring planting (Planting before the last frost will result in premature bolting). Those spring-sown greens will grow more upright than their winter counterparts but are just as suitable for several harvests. To ensure a steady supply all year long, tatsoi is succession planted from spring through autumn. 

Tatsoi can be harvested in every stage, from microgreen to baby leaf and mature heads; Tatsoi is also a heat-tolerant green. The mild, mustard flavoured tatsoi is a staple in Asian soups and stirs fry. Still, it should be noted that this mild green is versatile enough to be considered a spinach substitute, excellent eaten raw, especially in salad mixes. When cooked, the greens are added at the very end to retain their delicate flavour and crunch. Tatsoi is an excellent addition to salad blends adding a crunchy, texture element. 

Work this cold-hardy green into your autumn garden lineup, enjoying the benefits of potent, homegrown nutrition all winter long. This delightful, antique Asian green will shine through the toughest winters, bringing a healthy dose of those much-needed vitamins and minerals.

All orders are dispatched from our warehouse in Sydney, NSW, Australia


Order dispatch time: 1-3 business days, excluding weekend & public holiday. 

Transit time: Depends upon the postage service that you choose and pay. Usually, 1-2 business days for express post & 3-8 business days for standard post.

WA order dispatch: Once a week, regardless of whether Express Post is chosen. Express Post seed orders do not receive priority during the Quarantine WA inspection.

Note: We're sorry, but we cannot prioritise order packing service for customers who have paid for Express Post. We pack orders with a first-in, first-out policy. 

Please see the table below or use the shipping calculators on this website.

Standard Post & Parcel (Australia Post) – WITH TRACKING 

Delivery Estimates: 3-10 business days* (WA, NT Remote areas may take longer)

Order Contents

Delivery Cost

Seed packets only / or any seeds or garden supplies upto 200g


FREE domestic tracking letter shipping on seed packet-only (less than 0.5g) orders of $60 (after discount, if any) or above

Seed packets & bulk weight-based items, garden tools, tubers, canes, rhizomes & seeds 200g to 400g $5.95
Seed packets & bulk weight-based items, garden tools, tubers, canes, rhizomes & seeds 401g to 2kg $9.95

Seed packets & bulk weight-based items, garden tools, seed potatoes, tubers, canes, rhizomes & seeds over 2kg

$15.95 (Capped)


Express Post & Parcel Service (Australia Post) - WITH TRACKING

Delivery Estimates: 1-3 business days* (WA, NT, TAS & Remote areas may take longer)

Order Contents

Delivery Cost

Seed packets only


Seed packets & bulk weight-based seeds up to 500g


BULK Seeds: 0 – 500g


BULK Seeds: 501g to 1kg


BULK Seeds: 1.01kg to 3kg


BULK Seeds: 3.01kg to 5kg


BULK Seeds: 5.01kg to 10kg


BULK Seeds: 10.01kg or 15kg



  • Shipping to Western Australia:

An additional $6 fee applies to cover quarantine inspection fees. All WA seed orders are subject to Quarantine WA inspection, which may result in delays beyond our control. For more information, please refer quarantine policy.

  • Shipping to Tasmania:

An additional $3 fee covers Biosecurity Tasmania paperwork—maximum 1kg per seed line item. Biosecurity Tasmania restrictions apply.


WA order dispatch time: 

WA orders are packed once a week on Wednesday and shipped out on Thursday. To ensure that your orders are processed and shipped out each Thursday, please place them before midnight (AEDT - Sydney time) on Tuesday. This applies no matter whether Express Post service is chosen for the order.

WA orders go to the Quarantine WA office at Perth Airport for inspection before being sent to your shipping address by the Quarantine Officers. Your tracking number will be activated once the inspection is complete, which may take up to 10 business days after we have packed and dispatched your order.

The tracking number will stay in a 'Pending' status until Quarantine Officers have inspected your shipment at Perth Airport.

Depending on the postal service you pay for the order, it will generally take an additional 1 to 5 business days for your shipment to arrive from Perth Airport to your address within WA. However, please note that delays beyond our control may occasionally occur. 

Signature on delivery: An additional $2.95 applies if you require a signature on delivery service. If you haven't requested a signature, the postie will check for a safe place or letterbox (if it fits) to leave your item. They'll take it to the Post Office for collection if a safe place can't be found. 

No Discount on Postage:  Our special discount event means seeds are available at discounted prices. However, postage costs remain the same, i.e. there won't be any discount on the postage costs - so check out our postage rate table to find out exactly how much it will cost before you stock up on your favourites!

Please note that Australia Post is experiencing delays within their delivery network, so the delivery estimate days/ dates are not guaranteed. We encourage you to choose Express Post shipping to avoid delays in transit.

You shall receive an email / SMS notification with a tracking number as soon as your order has been dispatched. We dispatch ALL seed orders via Australia Post tracking letters for certainty & peace of mind. 

We may use Australia Post Registered Post, which requires a signature on delivery, or you may need to present your ID to collect it.

Express Delivery

It's the fastest possible delivery service within the Australia Post network.

We will process your order after we have received clear payment in the accounts. 

Dispatch and delivery times are estimates only; we cannot guarantee delivery times as these can change for reasons beyond our control. 

Postage rates are calculated based on each order. If you have placed multiple orders with the same recipient and address, we may combine all items in single postage. 


Sorry, we do not ship seeds outside of Australia.

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Shipping Restrictions

Western Australia Customers: We can ship most seed line items, except Quarantine WA restricted seed lines to WA. To help us ship your order as quickly and efficiently as possible, please do not include any seed items prohibited in WA; they are listed with the label 'NOT to WA'. Due to quarantine restrictions in WA, there is a 10kg seeds limit per variety. WA orders require additional handling time. Please remain within an approved limit when ordering seeds. We review every WA order before dispatch and remove (or reduce) excess seed quantity from your order to comply with WA biosecurity regulations. Please check further information here

Tasmania Customers: We can ship seeds to Tasmania. Please do not include seed line items labeled 'NOT to TAS'. Please note that the maximum allowable limit per permitted seed line item is 1kg per order.

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