Biennial. Delicious seeds are used for flavoring many dishes, from desserts to soups. The leaves are used in salads, stews, and sauces. Also medicinal.
- 8-12 hours of Sun
- Sprouts in 10-20 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 60-65 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/4"
- Plant Spacing: 8-10"
- Frost Hardy: Yes
- Carum carvi
Growing Tips: Direct sow in fall or early spring. Seeds are produced the second year; collected when mature but before dry seed-heads shatter. Leaves and carrot-like root also edible.