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Green - Shungiku, Edible Chrysanthemum
Quantity in Stock:20
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Also called Edible Chrysanthemum, Garland Chrysanthemum. Chinese heirloom, known for its edible crunchy, textured young green leaves, delicious raw or cooked. Nutritious, fast growing early green; wonderful leafy green alternative in early spring when lettuces are just getting going. Bright yellow and white daisy-like edible flowers.
Direct seed outside when soil can be worked in spring, soil temperature 35-45 ℉. Plant 1/4" deep, 2" apart, thin when leaves touch...we eat our thinning as we go!
edible flower petals are wonderful salad accent
fresh young leaves rich in anti-oxidants and carotene
remove flower heads to encourage leaf growth
leaves best when young; will get bitter with age or hot weather
Seed Count: 40+
Plant Cycle: Annual
Days to Germinate: 7-14
Days to Harvest: 30-40
Seed Source: Safe Seed Pledge, Ecologically Farmed
Planting Seasons: Spring, Summer
Cold Hardy: Yes
Seed Saving Level: Easy
Seed Storage : About 5-7+ years, when properly stored (cool, dry, dark)
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