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EDIBLE GARLAND ROUND LEAVED Shungiku, chrysanthemum,Tong Ho ,Cai Cuc .
QTY: 3200 + seeds
Germanation: > 70% (tested)
Height: 24-36 Inches
Planting season: Spring or fall
Environment: Full Sun/Moderate to dry or sandy
ZONES: All regions of north America(Zones: 3-10)
Maturity: Approx. 40-50 days.
This highly valued Japanese green is an edible chrysanthemum. The large, medium green oblong leaves have a milder flavor than the serrated-leaf varieties. An easy to grow plant that can also be used for sprouting and baby greens. The closer to flowering, the more pungent the flavor becomes.
Edible chrysanthemum is a leaf vegetable in the genus Leucanthemum. It is referred to as Tong Ho in Chinese and shungiku (æ˜¥è
Š) in Japanese. Herb and flower. Herbal uses: The leaves are popular to flavor soups, stews and casseroles. The flower heads are edible also. Makes a long lasting cut flower.It is one of the few annual plants in its genus and has yellow florets grouped in small rayed flower heads and aromatic, bipinnately lobed leaves. The vegetable grows very well in mild or slightly cold climates, but will go quickly into premature flowering (edible flowers )in warm summer conditions. Seeds are sowed in early spring and fall.Grows well in containers. Surface sow, do not cover seeds. Sun to partial shade.