Approx. 160 Seeds/Pkg. Edible Garland Chrysanthemum, also called Shingiku in Japan and Choy Suy Green in old Chinatown, is an annual leafy plant. This Vegetable grows very well in mild or slightly cold climates, but will go quickly into prematured flowering in warm summer conditions. Sow seeds in early spring and fall. Young leaves and stems are used for flavoring the soup and stir-fry.