Chrysanthemum Greens SEED, ,Asian Vegetable ,microgreens
Chrysanthemum Greens - can also be used for microgreens and baby greens, Garland Shungiku Edible Chrysanthemum Vegetable Easy-growing Heirloom Vegetable Container Balcony Vegetable for Salad and more
Nothing adds romance to an autumn stew like a few flower petals sprinkled on top. This highly popular Japanese vegetable green has yet to be recognized as a vegetable in the West, so you won't find these greens in the produce section of the local grocery store. The dark green aromatic leaves are rich in vitamin B and minerals. They, along with the young stems, are used in tempura, sukiyaki, ohitashi, yosenabe, and shabu-shabu in Japan. In China, the leaves are commonly used in soups. Sprinkle the chrysanthemum flower petals over soups and salads as a garnish, or add the young leaves to a green salad. The Japanese dip the flowers in sake and eat them at the beginning of a meal to confer good health and long life.
This highly valued Japanese vegetable green is an edible chrysanthemum and has serrated, dark-green aromatic leaves. The serrated leaf type has a flavor that is stronger than the round leaf type and intensifies with maturity. This easy to grow, cool weather plant has high yields and produces many side shoots.
Rich in vitamin B and minerals, it is used in tempura, sukiyaki, ohitashi, yosenabe, and shabu-shabu. Flower petals can be used as a garnish for soups and salads. Young leaves can be cooked like spinach or used in salads.
This highly valued Japanese green is an edible chrysanthemum also known as shungiku. The large, medium green oblong leaves are less serrated and have a milder flavor than the serrated-leaf varieties. An easy to grow plant that can also be used for microgreens and baby greens. The closer to flowering, the more pungent the flavor becomes.
Open Pollinated~ Plant Spring/summer or Late summer/early fall
Cool season annual
Maturity: Approx. 40-50 days
Planting season: Spring or fall
Cultivation: Prefers mild and cool temperatures. Prepare fertile, well drained soil. Sow seeds in spring after last frost or late summer/early fall. Will tolerate light shade in summer and will flower in warm temperatures. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Harvest leaves and young stems when plant is 4-6" tall.Important, Please Read
All seeds have been test sown to ensure germination. Please familiarize yourself with growing conditions and instructions for your seeds before you plant them, as all seeds are different. Basic growing instructions can be found in detail section of each listing.
We Cannot Guarantee how much you will be able to grow, as too many variables come into play, soil condition, your ability to garden, weather etc. I guarantee that they arrive as described and are in good viable condition and the germination rates are accurate.