Herb: Tricolor Chrysanthemum
Latin name: Chrysanthemum carinatum
Synonyms: Chrysanthemum tricolor
Edible parts of Tricolor Chrysanthemum:Young shoots - raw or cooked. Use them before the plant flowers, they are at their best when 12cm or less tall. The leaves quickly wilt once picked, so are best harvested as required.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:The original habitat is obscure.
Propagation of Tricolor Chrysanthemum:Seed - sow spring in situ. The seed usually germinates within 10 - 18 days at 15°C. Autumn sowings succeed in mild areas.
Cultivation of the herb:The original habitat is obscure.
Medicinal use of Tricolor Chrysanthemum:None known
Known hazards of Chrysanthemum carinatum:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.