Caraway

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Up to 70 days. This Biennial has finely-cut, carrot-like foliage and white flowers that appear the second year. Seed are used in breads, soups, cheese, and liquors. Leaves are used in salads and soups. The roots can be eaten as a vegetable, raw or boiled. Best when planted in the fall.

Caraway Culinary Planting Seeds

Carum carvi 

Also known as Meridian Fennel or Persian Cumin, Caraway has many culinary applications for both the seeds and leaves. All parts of the plant are edible. Add leaves to anything that may benefit from extra greens. Some cultures use it to freshen breath, and the oil from Caraway may help to ease gas and improve digestion.

  • Height - 2 to 3 feet
  • Spacing - 8 to 12 inches
  • Planting Depth - 1/4- inch

Caraway prefers sunny, warm climates, and sandy soils. Sow Caraway in the Spring or Autumn.

Biennial. Ht. 24 in.

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