Shungiku Edible Chrysanthemum

$3.48

Delicious green leaves  are great in salads and stir fries. Harvest leaves when plants are 10-20 cm (4-8″) tall. The brilliant yellow flowers are also tasty and can be dried and stored to be used for a medicinal tea. A beautiful Oriental heirloom.

Price is for seed packets. Plants are available at store.  

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2 in stock

Description

Botanical name
Leucanthemum coronarium

Family
Asteraceae

Spacing
One plant per square foot in the garden.

Depth
6-12 mm (¼-½”)

Requirements
Full sun and rich, well-drained soil

Germination
Seeds will sprout in 7-14 days.

Pests
Helps repel pest bugs from your garden vegetables

Timing
Direct sow early spring through mid-summer.

Growing
Pinch the growing tips to allow the plant to branch out. Pluck dry or dead flowers off before they seed.

Harvest
30-50 days

Season
Cool, annual