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This highly valued Japanese vegetable green is an edible chrysanthemum and has serrated, dark-green aromatic leaves. The serrated leaf type has a flavor that is stronger than the round leaf type and intensifies with maturity. This easy to grow, cool weather plant has high yields and produces many side shoots.
Cool season annual
Approx. 1000-1500 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
Cultivation: Prefers mild and cool temperatures. Prepare fertile, well drained soil. Sow seeds in late spring after last frost or late summer/early fall. Will tolerate light shade in summer and will flower in warm temperatures. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Harvest leaves and young stems when plant is 4-6" tall.
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Rich in vitamin B and minerals, it is used in tempura, sukiyaki, ohitashi, yosenabe, and shabu-shabu. Flower petals can be used as a garnish for soups and salads. Young leaves can be cooked like spinach or used in salads.
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