What is 'sook?' vegetable

fragrantgardener01August 22, 2010


I was in a Korean grocery store and saw some beautiful leaves that was simply called "sook." Might anyone here know it's botanical name?



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a picture of the leaves would allow me to scan the web for something similar.

Have you looked through the asian oriental veggie seed catalogs. Kitazawa does not put pictures in their catalog but has pictures online. Then there is the big seed company up in Canada

www.agrohaitai.com/ .

google has a long list of companies. Searching them has to find the seeds. Let us know what you find.

Did you buy the greens and taste them.

You can phone Kitazawa and they might know what the seeds are. they use a long list of the oriental names.

    Bookmark   August 26, 2010 at 1:44PM
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Just happened to stumble upon this question and I do have the answer. It is called Japanese Mugwort. Sook is what this plant is called in Korean. Hope that helped.

    Bookmark   June 28, 2012 at 1:47AM
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Kitazawa has this on pg. 22.
This flavorful herb for dumplings,stir-fry & soups.
Yomogi or kui hao are other names, 45 days from seeds.

    Bookmark   July 2, 2012 at 10:36AM
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