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Frilly Edible Chrysanthemum Shungiku Seeds MU534-1

MU534A - Frilly Edible Chrysanthemum

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Glebionis coronaria. Frilly Edible Chrysanthemum is commonly known as tong hao in Chinese, shungiku in Japanese, ssukgat in Korean and cải cúc or tần ô in Vietnamese. The mildly bitter leaves of this annual are frequently used in Japanese recipes. The flowers, which grow to around 1.3m (4') tall, are various shades of yellow, and are also edible - outstanding additions to salads or any other food if used as a garnish. Grow Frilly Edible Chrysanthemum Shungiku seeds as you would an ornamental flower, in rich, well-drained soil, and the sometimes bicoloured flowers will bloom from spring to fall. Grows well in cool coastal gardens!

Matures in 45 days. (Open-pollinated seeds)

  • Mildly bitter leaves
  • Flowers are yellow, also edible
  • Grow as an ornamental flower
  • Open-pollinated seeds
  • Matures in 45 days

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How To Grow

Learn how to grow Chrysanthemums from seed. Perennial plants that regularly undergo name changes, and may be listed as Chrysanthemum, Leucanthemum, Pyrethrum, or Tanacetum.