NEW! Herb: Caraway
CERTIFIED ORGANIC, HEIRLOOM SEED, 1 packet (100 seeds)
Carum carvi Easy to grow classic culinary herb. Umbel flowers are attractive to pollinators and beneficial insects, such as hoverflies for aphid control. Leaves and carrot-like roots are also edible. Flowers mature into plump, light brown seed heads. Easy to harvest and thresh for your culinary needs. Use in breads, roasted potatoes, sweet potatoes, tomato soup, coleslaw, sauerkraut, and pork roast or chops to impart a mild, savory anise flavor. One plant produces about 5 tablespoons of culinary seeds.
Direct sow in early spring. Planting depth: 1/4 inch; Plant spacing: 8 inches. Soil Temp. for Germ.: 60-65°F. Days to Germ.: 10-20 days; Full sun. Moderate moisture.