Black Cumin

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Nigella sativa

A pantry staple for the cook who loves Indian and Middle Eastern dishes. While known as black cumin the seed is from the ornamental pods of a nigella species. The black seeds are used as whole or ground as a peppery, nutty spice (best toasted or roasted first). A frost-hardy annual plant with the classic white nigella flower, with bright-green, feathery and finely divided foliage. Grow in a sunny position with well-drained soil. Flowers and seed pods are ornamental. 100 seeds.

Organic
Hierloom
Sunlight
Full
Frost Resilience
Frost Hardy
Lifespan
Annual
Climate
Cold
Temperate
Hot Arid
Tropics/SubTropics
GermType
Fast germinating seeds
Sow Method
Direct or Transplant
Sowing Instructions
Sow directly to garden once soil has warmed. Lightly cover & keep moist. Germinates in 10-14 days.
Height
0.3 m
Spacing/Spread
0.2 m
Row Space
0.2 m
Sowing Periods
Cool Climate Periods
Sep 1st to Mar 31st
Temperate Climate Periods
Sep 1st to Mar 31st
Tropical & Sub-Tropical Climate Periods
Jan 1st to Dec 31st