Black Cumin

Nigella sativa | SKU: 1245
$3.25 to $8.50
  • Annual plants grow to 8-12 inches tall
  • Feathery foliage and bluish-white flowers
  • Seed pods resemble inflated balloons

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(Nigella sativa) Also known as Roman coriander, this annual herb is grown for its aromatic black seeds that may be ground and used like pepper. Feathery-leaved plants have soft blue to white flowers with downward-turned petals that resemble a skirt. Like their relative, Love-in-a-Mist, the flowers of this species are followed by ornamental pods perfect for dried arrangements. Annual.

Direct Seed: 1/8" Apart

Germination: 8-15 Days

Thin: 8-12" Apart

Light: Full Sun

Instructions - Plant seeds outdoors just before the last frost. Will self seed profusely. Prefers average soil and tolerates dry conditions. Remove spent blossoms regularly to prolong blooming.