Seed Freaks - Herbs - Shungiku
Seed Freaks – Herbs – Shungiku
An edible chrysanthemum. Grows to a metre and flowers prolifically.
Also called “chop suey greens”, and “Japanese Greens”.
The leaves are used in soups, fried as a vegetable, in salads, steamed & served with soy sauce and sesame oil.
WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: FEB, MAR, APR, SEP, OCT, NOV,
Temperate: AUG – FEB
Sub – Tropical: AUG – MAY
Tropical: AUG – FEB
Arid: FEB, MAR, APR, SEP, OCT, NOV
Not fussy, will tolerate most soils.
Direct sow or in trays.
Plant seed 1cm deep.
Transplant or thin to 50cm apart.
makes an attractive floral border.
DAYS TO HARVEST
40 Days from sowing.
APPROX 25 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN