- Annual plant
- Plants grow to 6 inches tall
- Dark green-gray stems
(Cuminum cyminum) Native to Egypt. Low-growing plant seldom exceeding 6" in height. Seeds are used as a flavoring in soups, stews, curry powder, and pastries and are still being used in the manufacture of some liqueurs. Self-seeding annual.
Start Indoors: 6-8 weeks before last frost
Germination: 10-14 Days
Plant Outdoors: 4-8” Apart
Light: Full Sun
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Transplant outdoors 2-3 weeks after last frost. Seeds can also be direct seeded 2-3 weeks after last frost when soil is warm. Cumin prefers well- drained fertile soil and hot conditions.