Chrysanthemum coronarium
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Chrysanthemum coronarium

crown daisy

  family asteraceae 
  genus chrysanthemum 

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Genus  Chrysanthemum Species  coronarium Variety  Cultivar  Common names  shungiku   crown daisy Family  ASTERACEAE Specimen number  S11982 Data source  UnVeg p361;Xeri p277
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Annual,Perennial Life span  1 year Annual cycle  Not applicable Stature  Various Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height  1' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Full sun to partial shade Water    Optimal soil texture  Soil texture 26 Acceptable soil pH  Slightly acidic USDA hardiness  Not classified AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Full sun to partial shade is needed for Chrysanthemum coronarium to do its best. Chrysanthemum coronarium is known as shungiku in Japanese.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  It is pungent tasting. Its most notable nutritional component is vitamin C. Chrysanthemum coronarium is most frequently used fresh or cooked.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Seed Pollination method    Planting style  Crowns and leaves Crop spacing  1" - 2" Row spacing  1' 6" Cold frame  Planting period  Apr 01 - Oct 31 Harvesting period    Frost tolerance  Partially hardy Heat requirement  Cool Fertilizer  Potassium Time to harvest  35 to 45 days
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Cooked   Fresh Nutritional value  Vitamin C Edible parts  Leaves Description of edible parts Flavor / texture  pungent tasting
Horticulture notes  New crops can be started from April through October, providing a 7 month rotation. When planted agriculturally, space the plants 1" apart. Separate each row by approximately 1' 6". It does not necessarily require warm days for good production. Potassium is required for optimal growth. Estimated time to harvest is 35 to 45 days. Propagation of Chrysanthemum coronarium can be achieved by seed.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  The flowers are most often a yellow color.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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