Edible Chrysanthemum Shungiku Seeds


  • Grow as microgreens or full maturity.
  • Heirloom variety.
  • Edible flowers, stems & leaves.

Edible Chrysanthemum (Shungiku) Seeds – Bulk & Heirloom

Shungiku is an easy to grow plant with an aromatic flavour. If not harvested as ‘greens’, it will grow over 1m height. The daisy-like flowers have an attractive golden centre, and cream-coloured outer rim.

  • Also called Tong Ho, Japanese Greens, & Chop Suey Greens.
  • Add to stir fries or blanch for cooked dishes.
  • Suitable for container growing.

Growing Instructions

Row Spacing

30 - 45 cm apart

Plant Spacing

5 cm

Sowing Depth

0.5 cm

Germination Soil Temperature

15 - 25°C

Germination Days

7 - 10 days

Days to Maturity

75 days (can harvest between 10 - 12 cm).

Planting Season

Plant in Spring & Autumn.


Full sun. Rich and moist soil.

Life Cycle

Hardy annual.

Additional information

Weight N/A

Product Specifications

  • Botanical name: Chrysanthemum coronarium.
  • Non-GMO.
  • No chemical treatment.
  • Open pollinated, non-hybrid.
  • Heirloom variety.
  • Seed count: Approx. 320.
  • We do not ship to Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.