Edible Chrysanthemum 'Shungiku' Seeds

The delicious green leaves are great in salads, stir-fries, pickles and sushi.

Availability: In stock

$2.50

Details

This beautiful oriental heirloom is very colorful and aromatic. The delicious green leaves are great in salads, stir-fries, pickles and sushi. Cut the greens when about 4-8" tall. The brilliant orange-yellow flowers are also tasty!

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Glebionis coronaria
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 18 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/8 in.
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Plant Spacing 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Bright Yellow, White/Near White
Bloom Time Late Spring/Early Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Summer
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Days to Harvest 40-50
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 50