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  1. Any type of chrysanthemum flowers can be blanched, then the petals removed and added to your favorite dish. This is easiest with large petaled varieties of mums. Use only the petals, since the flower base is usually very bitter. You can also make wine from chrysanthemum flowers. Traditionally...  
  2. Cape gooseberry is a Solanaceous plant related to tomatillo and chinese lantern. The plant is perennial in the tropics and grown as an annual in temperate climates Unripe fruits are green and develop a golden-orange hue when ready for consumption. When ripe, gooseberries should fall upon shaking...  
  3. This cotton is: pest resistant, tolerant of variable conditions (low water), and highly productive. Can be pruned after harvest for new growth/production. If taken care of, can produce for 2+ yrs as a short term perrenial. Used for making thread for clothing.  
  4. Mustard is another cultivar of Brassica rapa, a species of vegetable that includes a wide range of subspecies including turnips, bok choy, napa cabbage, among many others. Its preparation methods are similar to choy sum and its growing conditions are similar to mustard greens. Similar to other...  
  5. Fennel is cultivated both as a flavorful, aromatic herb and a vegetable around the world. The bulbous base of the plant, its leaves, and the seeds (including the flowers) can all be eaten.  
  6. Maintenance and care is similar to Tagetes erecta, Africa Heirloom. Different species known for its nematicidal properties.  
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  8. Inca nut is a semi-woody, vining, perennial plant in the Euphorbiaceae family native to the high altitude rain forests of the Andes in South America. It is grown for the large seed and seed oil, used in cooking. Raw seeds are inedible, but roasting after shelling makes them palatable. The viscous...  
  9. Often called moonflower or moon vine, Ipomoea alba is only one of many different plants commonly called “Moonflower.” It is a species of morning glory native to the Americas but naturalized throughout the world. A perennial long-stemmed woody vine, moonflower produces fragrant white or pink...  
  10. Similar planting, care, maintenance, and use as Sweet Basil. Can cross-breed with Sweet Basil as well. Holy Basil has some different culinary uses, primarily in stir fried dishes.