Carum carvi Open Pollinated

  • Biennial 60cm
  • Culinary herb
  • Sweet anise-like flavour

Standard seed packet, 180 seeds

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'Caraway' seeds

Carum carvi

  • Biennial 60cm
  • Culinary herb
  • Sweet anise-like flavour

Biennial growing to 60cm. Plant has slender green stems and feathery green leaves producing small white flowers followed by small ribbed fruit that is often erroneously called seed. Fruit has a sweet anise-like taste and is used to flavour bread, cheese, cakes, curries and casseroles. Roots can be eaten like parsnip. Young leaves can be used in salads, older leaves cooked like spinach. Caraway is often used as a breath freshener.

Seeds per gram: 350
Product code: C4-04

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 10mm
Season Spring and autumn
Germination 7-14 days @ 18-22°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Biennial
Plant Spacing 25cm
Plant Height 60cm
Position Part or full sun, moist soil
Days Until Maturity 120 days for flowers, 400 days for seed.


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Express Delivery $15.00

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