Shungiku Chrysanthemum

Certified Organic

Chrysanthemum coronarium

Versatile plant for culinary and decorative purposes.

Commonly used in Asian cuisine, the delectable young buds, leaves, and stems of this chrysanthemum add a distinctive flavor to a variety of dishes. The aromatic, herby leaves can be used for pickling, stir fries, rice dishes, hot pots, and more. The abundant yellow flowers brew a delicious, golden tea. Continuously pinch back for a bushy plant. A wonderful edition to an edible landscaping plan.

This variety is part of our Shumei Natural Agriculture Collection. Its growers are part of the global Shumei community and farm using Natural Agriculture practices. They shared seeds with us, which were then grown by our Shumei farmer-in-residence, Kenny Nakagawa. 

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Direct sow after frost, or start indoors up to 6-8 weeks before last frost date. Good for garden or container plantings. Transplant outdoors after the last frost into well-drained soil. Harvest for fresh greens or flowers.

Days to Germination 10-14 days
Days to Maturity 50 days
Planting Depth ¼"
Spacing in Row 12 inches
Spacing Between Rows 24 inches
Height at Maturity 36"
Sun Preference Full sun

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