Cumin Cuminum cyminum

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Botanical Name:

Cuminum cyminum

Family:

Apiaceae

Genus:

Cuminum

Species:

cyminum

Common Name:

Cumin

Seeds Per Pound:
140,226
Quantity:
4.06 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
115
Germination:
75%
Germination Test Type:
Actual
Purity:
99%
Height:
10-12 inches
Collection Locale:
Oregon
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
annual
In Stock: 4.06 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
1.95
10 g
6.50
1 oz
9.95
1 lb
49.50
1 kg
98.00
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Cumin is the dried seed of the herb Cuminum cyminum, a member of the parsley family. The cumin plant grows to 30–50 cm (0.98–1.64 ft) tall and is harvested by hand. It is an annual herbaceous plant, with a slender, glabrous, branched stem which is 20–30 cm tall and has a diameter of 3 to 5 cm.
* A hot and aromatic flavour, it is an important ingredient in curries, and is also often used as a flavouring in biscuits, cakes and bread where it also helps in improving the digestion.
* Cumin is an aromatic, astringent herb that benefits the digestive system and acts as a stimulant to the sexual organs. more...
* Cumin's distinctive flavor and strong, warm aroma are due to its essential oil content.
* A popular drink in southern India such as Kerala and Tamil Nadu is calld jira water, made by boiling cumin seeds in water. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov