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Garland Chrysanthemum

Glebionis coronarium

Also known as

Edible Chrysanthemum, Crown Daisy 'Shungiku', Chopsuey Greens, Japanese Greens, Aster (Afr.)

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Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

50cm

20cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Garland Chrysanthemum Overview

A strongly aromatic, edible, annual herb that are easy to grow. The daisy-like flowers grow en masse which forms a vigorous and lush bush. To have a constant supply of delicious and nutritious mini-sized greens at home, consider growing this interesting 'daisy'. This plant used to be classified as a Chrysanthemum, recent analysis has placed it in the genus Glebionis.

Common problems with Garland Chrysanthemum

Garland Chrysanthemum has no known pests.

    How to harvest Garland Chrysanthemum

    They are ready for harvesting about 50 days from sowing. Harvest the entire plant or pinch the main stems. Allow seedheads to dry on plants, remove and collect seeds.

    How to propagate Garland Chrysanthemum

    Seed

    Sowing time best during autumn with a spacing of 30 cm. Germination time takes between 10-18 days.

    Special features of Garland Chrysanthemum

    Attracts useful insects

    Attracts insects like bees and butterflies.

    Attractive flowers

    The ray flowers are white and yellow to the base, single-petaled, and daisy like.

    Other uses of Garland Chrysanthemum

    Ornamental. Culinary

    Edible

    Mainly the leaves, eaten raw or roughly chopped and added to soups or broths.