Carum carvi - Plant
Common name: Caraway
Color: Green, White.
Bloom time: July-August.
Height: 40–60 cm
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
It is native to Europe and Western Asia where it thrives in full sun and well drained soil with pH ranges of 6.5 to 7.0. It isn t a good plant for hot, humid climates and prefers cool temperate zones. Sow the seeds 1/2-inch deep in fall or spring. Once seed germinates, thin the caraway plant to 8 to 12 inches apart.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 14 ° F
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Start with pruning shears for smaller growth.
- Use loppers, which look like giant, long-handle shears, for growth that is more than half an inch thick.
- A small pruning saw is handy, as it cuts on both the push and the pull.
This widely used biannual plant produces seeds that are widely used for culinary purposes with a pungent licorice-anise like flavor and aroma; a pretty addition to a garden border with its lovely white flowers and feathery foliage
- Caraway is used as a spice in breads, especially rye bread.
- is also used as a breath freshener, and it has a long tradition of use in folk medicine.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor before use.
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