Caraway, organic seeds
Belongs to the Umbel family and has been used as a herb since the Stone Age in large parts of the world. It is thought to originate in Central-and Southern Europe. C. is bi-annual and should be sown directly outdoors early. Keep 25 cm between the plants! Tender leaves can be used as herbs in soups or casseroles the first year. Harvest when the seeds are beginning to ripen the second year. The plant is then 50-70 cm tall. Hang up to dry with a cloth beneath. Caraway is used in bread, cheese, sauerkraut, different dishes, the roots are eaten as root parsley. 350seeds/g, one portion yields 100-150 seedlings. A portion contains about 300 seeds.
|Latin name:||Carum carvi|
|Botanic family:||The Parsley Family - Apiaceae|