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Cuminum cyminum

Cumin

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Features

  • BloomsJuly
  • Height0.15m to 0.35m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourWhite pink
  • Leaf ColourBlue green

Description

Cuminum cyminum (Cumin). Grown for its highly flavoured seeds which are grown commercially in India, China, Japan and the Middle East. It is a small annual which grows to 30 cm high with leaves finely divided into thread-like segments and small white flowers in summer. These are followed by the aromatic seeds. Sometimes it is classified as a spice.

Characteristics

Annual, Fragrant

Origin

E.Mediterranean

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH4.5 to 8.0
  • WaterMoist

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