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Kenikir
Cosmos sulphureus
Uses: Culinary Duration: Annual
When to Sow: Spring Ease of Germination: Easy
As its latin name suggests, the blooms will light up the garden just as the stars light up the sky! Winner of the "All America Selections" Award in 2000. The bright yellow flowers are sure to attract pollinators from early summer through until fall. Kenikir is edible with its strong, pungent flavour a staple in Indonesian cooking. Young shoots are eaten raw, mixed with coconut or cooked with greens. Flowers are sweet and reputed to purify blood. Provides beautiful cut arrangements. Prefers full sun and well drained soil. Easy to grow as Kenikir is extremely hardy and tolerates poor soil conditions. Self seeds. Ht 3-6ft (90-180cm).
S3533 Seeds $2.75/pkt
S3533 Bulk Seeds $15.00/100g
Currency: United States Dollar

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