Shingiku Edible Chrysanthemum, Crown Daisy

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Glebionis coronaria

Edible chrysanthemum, both flowers and leaves are delicious and nutritious. Pick leaves when young. Full height of plant 36-48”. Flower petals pale yellow near center, dark yellow on edges. Use petals to brighten up a salad.

How to grow it: 

Direct-sow seeds in spring a few weeks before the last frost date under 1/2" soil. Thin to 6" apart, with 18" between rows. Self-sows readily, so clip heads as they go to seed if you don't want volunteers next year! Will handle a mild frost.

Seed specs:

Packet size:  .05 oz.

Germination %: 60