Chop Suey Greens (aka edible chrysanthemum; chrysanthemum greens)
Origin: China and Asian countries
Plant: Sow seeds in Spring, Summer and Autumn
Harvest: after 30 days
A hardy annual that grows to 1m and prefers mild to slightly colder climates. Young leaves eaten raw or cooked give a distinctive Chinese flavour. Use the petals in salad, or as a refreshing tea. Add the leaves at the last minute, to avoid overcooking.