Chrysanthemum, Shungiku

Flower, Edible
SEEDED: March 7, 2011 (1 tray)
GERMINATED: march 22

Edible chrysanthemum with lobed green leaves and aromatic taste, used in salads, vegetable stir fry, pickles, and the flowers of bolted patches are instant insectaries, attracting Syrphids, Ladys, and beneficial wasps. Direct seed or transplant to stand 6-8″ apart. Cut for bunching at 8″, or pick individual leaves for salad mix.