Chrysanthemum - Garland
Chrysamthemum coronariumAnnual with edible leaves, commonly eaten in Asia. Leafy plant grows to 18-24" in height with yellow flower heads and aromatic, lobed leaves. Easy-to-grow. (1/4 Gram Packet) ~section~
|Average Seed / oz||Seed / 100' Row||Average Yield / 100' Row||Days to Harvest|
|Planting Season||Ideal Soil Temp||Sun||Frost Tolerance|
|After Last Frost||65-85°F||Full Sun||Frost Sensitive|
|Sowing Method||Seed Depth||Direct Seed Spacing||Seeds Per Packet|
|Transplant or Direct Seed||1/16"||6-8"||160|
|Mature Spacing||Days to Sprout||Production Cycle||Seed Viability|
Chrysanthemum 'Garland' is an annual that prefers well-drained soil with moderate moisture. Choose a site with full sun to partial shade.
Direct sow seed outdoors after last frost date or start seed indoors 4-6 weeks earlier. Sow seeds 1/16" deep and 6-8" apart. Seeds will sprout in 10-18 days. Thin seedlings so that mature plants are 12-15" apart. Plants are frost sensitive.
Flowers and leaves are ready for harvest in 40-60 days after planting. Cut leaves for a continual harvest throughout the growing season. Leaves can be eaten raw or cooked. Flowers are traditionally blanched and only the petals are eaten.
Chrysanthemum 'Garland' seed matures late summer-fall. Seed is ready to harvest when brown and dry. Store seeds in a cool, dry place. Seeds are viable for 2-3 years.