- 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.
How to sow and grow:
|When:||Spring and autumn|
|Germination:||7-14 days @ 18-22°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Hardy Biennial|
|Position:||Part or full sun, moist soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||120 flowers, 400 seed|
(Product number: C4-04)
Seeds per gram: 350 seeds
|Botanical name:||Carum carvi|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||180 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||350|
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