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Uses

Edible uses

Notes

Young shoots - raw or cooked[1][2][3]. Use them before the plant flowers, they are at their best when 12cm or less tall[1]. The leaves quickly wilt once picked, so are best harvested as required[K].

Leaves

Material uses

There are no material uses listed for Chrysanthemum carinatum.

Medicinal uses(Warning!)

There are no medicinal uses listed for Chrysanthemum carinatum.

Ecology

Ecosystem niche/layer

Ecological Functions

Nothing listed.

Forage

Nothing listed.

Shelter

Nothing listed.

Propagation

Seed - sow spring in situ. The seed usually germinates within 10 - 18 days at 15°c. Autumn sowings succeed in mild areas[4].

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Cultivation

Succeeds in ordinary garden soil and in acid soils[5][2]. Prefers a well-drained fertile soil in full sun[6]. Prefers light shade in the summer[1][2]. Commonly grown in the flower garden[5], it is cultivated for its edible young shoots in China[7]. It makes a good edging plant[2].

Crops

Problems, pests & diseases

Associations & Interactions

There are no interactions listed for Chrysanthemum carinatum. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.

Polycultures & Guilds

There are no polycultures listed which include Chrysanthemum carinatum.

Descendants

Cultivars

Varieties

None listed.

Subspecies

None listed.

Full Data

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Taxonomy
Binomial name
Chrysanthemum carinatum
Genus
Chrysanthemum
Family
Compositae
Imported References
Edible uses
Medicinal uses
Material uses & Functions
Botanic
Propagation
Cultivation
Environment
Cultivation
Uses
Edible uses
None listed.
Material uses
None listed.
Medicinal uses
None listed.
Functions & Nature
Functions
Provides forage for
Provides shelter for
Environment
Hardiness Zone
?
Heat Zone
?
Water
moderate
Sun
full sun
Shade
light shade
Soil PH
Soil Texture
Soil Water Retention
Environmental Tolerances
    Ecosystems
    Native Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Adapted Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Native Geographical Range
    None listed.
    Native Environment
    None listed.
    Ecosystem Niche
    None listed.
    Root Zone Tendancy
    None listed.
    Life
    Deciduous or Evergreen
    ?
    Herbaceous or Woody
    ?
    Life Cycle
    Growth Rate
    ?
    Mature Size
    Fertility
    Pollinators
    Flower Colour
    ?
    Flower Type











    References

    1. ? 1.01.11.21.3 Organ. J. Rare Vegetables for Garden and Table. Faber (1960-00-00)
    2. ? 2.02.12.22.32.4 Larkcom. J. Salads all the Year Round. Hamlyn (1980-00-00)
    3. ? 3.03.1 Kunkel. G. Plants for Human Consumption. Koeltz Scientific Books ISBN 3874292169 (1984-00-00)
    4. ? Bird. R. (Editor) Growing from Seed. Volume 4. Thompson and Morgan. (1990-00-00)
    5. ? 5.05.1 F. Chittendon. RHS Dictionary of Plants plus Supplement. 1956 Oxford University Press (1951-00-00)
    6. ? 6.06.1 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)
    7. ? [Flora of China] (1994-00-00)