Chrysanthemum (Shungiku)


Chrysanthemum microgreens are the tender, young shoots of the chrysanthemum plant, characterized by a slightly bitter, aromatic flavor and an array of nutrients, perfect for adding a unique taste and healthful boost to various dishes.

Harvest14-20 days

Microgreens are harvested by cutting them just above the soil level. Chrysanthemum (Shungiku) takes typically 14-20 days to grow.

Sowing density

For optimal growth and yield, Chrysanthemum (Shungiku) should be sown using 15 grams, depending on the variety and desired harvest size.

Germination48-72 hours

Germination is the process by which a seed sprouts and begins to grow, it typically takes Chrysanthemum (Shungiku) 48-72 hours before the seeds begin to produce sprouts.

Blackout2-3 days

Blackout is a technique used in microgreen growing where the plants are covered in darkness for a certain period to promote stem elongation and enhance flavor.

Humidity Dome

A humidity dome is a cover placed over plants to create a warm, moist environment that encourages growth and protects them from fluctuations in temperature.

Mold Prone

Microgreens are prone to mold growth due to their high moisture content, and proper ventilation, drainage, and watering are essential to prevent mold growth during the growing process.