EDIBLE CHRYSANTHEMUM - BROAD LEAF SHUNGIKU
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EDIBLE CHRYSANTHEMUM - BROAD LEAF SHUNGIKU

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This broad leafed version of this edible chrysanthemum grows very well in mild or slightly cold climates, but will grow very quickly in warm summer conditions and tropical areas.  It makes a greT ddition to any salad.  The plant is rich in minerals, vitamins, potassium and carotene. In addition, the plant contains various antioxidants that have potential long-term benefits.

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Chrysanthemum coronarium

This broad leafed version of this edible chrysanthemum grows very well in mild or slightly cold climates, but will grow very quickly in warm summer conditions and tropical areas.  It makes a greT addition to any salad.  The plant is rich in minerals, vitamins, potassium and carotene. In addition, the plant contains various antioxidants that have potential long-term benefits for human health. It is popular in Korean traditional soups, stews, hot pots, and casseroles; Cantonese cuisine; in Japanese cuisine and many Asian Stir Frys and Chop Suey dishes. It is also popular in Crete. It is often referred to as Chop Suey Greens. It is robust when established, will tolerate some frosts and does not need large amounts of watering. It will grow to 1m in height but is usually smaller around 60-80cm. Seeds are sown from early spring until autumn. Sow the seeds shallowly in rows 30-45 cm apart and keep moist until setablished. Thin so each plant is 15-20cm apart. Pick the leaves and flowers for cooking but use only petals and leaves in salads.

QTY 400 seeds

Image by Johan Puisais from Pixabay

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