Korean Gomchwi Namul 곰취 나물 (Ligularia fischeri) Seeds
Korean Gomchwi (곰취) or Fischer's Ragwort. Gomchwi originally grew wild in the mountains of Korea and was foraged. It can grow up to 5-6 ft tall with each leaf being about 3-4 inch wide.
Mild temperature perennial. The leaves are heart-shaped with serrated edges. Also called Chamchwi 참취.
- Perennial and can be grown throughout the year.
- Light - part shade
- Ideal Temps - mild temperatures but can be grown year around
- Prefers moist soil so water frequently without leaving it too wet.
Gomchwi can be eaten fresh or steamed as ssam like HERE. It can also be blanched then made into namul.