Garland chrysanthemum

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Garland chrysanthemum
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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(Unranked): Angiosperms
(Unranked): Eudicots
(Unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Chrysanthemum
Species: Chrysanthemum coronarium

Cải cúc (Vietnamese)
Chrysanthemum greens
Edible chrysanthemum
Garland chrysanthemum
Kikuna (Japanese)
Mantilida (Cretan)
Shungiku (Japanese)
Ssukgat (Korean)
Tần ô (Vietnamese)
Tong hao (Chinese)

Chrysanthemum coronarium var. spatiosum L. H. Bailey
Chrysanthemum roxburghii Desf
Chrysanthemum spatiosum (L. H. Bailey) L. H. Bailey
Glebionis roxburghii (Desf.) Tzvelev

Leucanthemum coronarium Mill., 1754
Plant Data
Mature height: 75cm (30in)
Growing plant spacing: 15-30cm (6-12in)
References: [1]

Garland chrysanthemum is one of the few annual plants in its genus and has yellow florets grouped in small rayed flower heads and aromatic, bipinnately lobed leaves. The vegetable grows very well in mild or slightly cold climates, but will go quickly into premature flowering in warm summer conditions.

Leaves can be cut young and used in salads or stir fried like cress. The flower is also edible and is popular in oriental cuisine.[1]

Growing[edit | edit source]

Location[edit | edit source]

Grows well in a sunny, also grow in pot plant

Soil[edit | edit source]

Garland chrysanthemums grow best in alkaline soils that are well drained.[1]

Planting[edit | edit source]

Sow in late spring or summer. To plant from existing root-stock; divide roots in spring.[1]

Transplanting[edit | edit source]

Thin or transplant seedlings to 15-30cm (6-12in) apart when large enough to handle.[1]

Harvesting[edit | edit source]

Gather leaves when young. harvest flowers once open.[1]

Troubles[edit | edit source]

Full troubles list: Chrysanthemum troubles

References[edit | edit source]


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  1. a b c d e f Bremness, L. (1988). The Complete Book of Herbs. Dorling Kindersley Ltd, London. p.67.