(Carum carvi) 70 days. Use the dried seeds for flavoring breads, leaves for salads, and roots as a vegetable (raw or cooked). Used especially to flavor rye bread and cabbage dishes. This biennial produces seeds its second year after over-wintering. Medicinal: Highly regarded as a carminative. Also has anti-spasmodic and anti-microbial properties. Pkt (0.4 g, 162 seeds)

Culture: Biennial in zones 4-10. Germination: 70°F, light required, 14 days. Direct seed. Full sun. 24 in. tall.
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General Culinary Herbs

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