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Shungiku

Asian Green Seed

Product ID: 514

Aromatic, edible chrysanthemum greens.

Cut greens when about 4-8" tall for a flavorful addition to salads, vegetables, pickles, and sushi. Plant more thickly than other greens. Small orange and yellow chrysanthemum flowers appear later on unharvested plants. This is the preferred "fine" or "small" leaf strain. Avg. 12,500 seeds/oz. Packet: 250 seeds.

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Packet

$4.35
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1 Ounce

$6.35
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1/4 Pound

$12.20
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1 Pound

$36.45
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5 Pounds

$167.90
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25 Pounds

$779.00
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CULTURE: Sow from early spring through midsummer. In the South, greens are well adapted to fall plantings. For full-sized bunching, sow 15 seeds/ft., 1/4" deep in 2" wide bands in rows 18" apart. Most varieties do not require thinning. See catalog descriptions for varieties that do. Harvest before flowering. For baby-leaf, sow a 2" to 4" wide band at 60 seeds/ft. Clip young leaves when 3-6" tall.
PESTS: Flea beetles are best controlled by covering with floating row covers (see Index) from day of sowing.
AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATE: For bunching: 1 oz./830', 1 lb./13,000' at above spacing. For baby-leaf: 1 oz./210', 1 lb./3,300' at above spacing.
SEED SPECS: SEEDS/OZ.: Avg. 12,650.
PACKET: 250 seeds, sows 16' full-size, 4' baby-leaf.

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Quick Facts

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Latin Name
Glebionis coronaria
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
21 baby, 45 full size
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Edible Flowers Edible Flowers
Variety's Flowers may be consumed.
Salad Mix Component Salad Mix Component
A mixture of lettuce and greens with different colors, flavors and textures, harvested at a tender, baby, bite-size stage. For fresh salads.
Salad Mix Component Edible Flowers