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100-120 Days. Cuminum cyminum. Annual. Heirloom. Open-pollinated. Similar to coriander, mustard, caraway, and anise, Non-GMO heirloom cumin seeds are just as popularly cultivated for its seeds as it is a culinary garden herb grown to maturity. Native to the temperate Mediterranean, open-pollinated cumin is now largely grown in China and has since been embraced for its robust eathiness and sweet bitterness, an heirloom spice essential to a variety of international cuisines including Indian, Middle Eastern, and Mexican. Cumin herb garden seeds mature into a lacey and elegant 12-18" tall looking very similar to the classic ornamental Queen Anne's Lace. Wholesale paper packets and bulk seeds available. ~8,500 seeds/oz.
Non-GMO cumin seeds may be grown directly in the garden but, for best starts, begin heirloom cumin seeds indoors 6-8 weeks prior to final frost date. Plant 3-4 cumin seeds ¼" deep per cell or 4-8" apart in the herb garden in fertile, loamy, well-drained soil in full sun. Garden cumin seeds germinate in 7-14 days, thinning back to 1 plant per pot or every 8" in the herb garden. Transplant to garden when cumin seedlings have established true leaves. Allow soil to dry before watering, open-pollinated cumin is susceptible to root rot and mildew. Non-GMO cumin herb seeds require a longer growing season before harvest and performs well in pots and container gardening.
Cumin seeds have been cultivated as a culinary herb and spice for thousands of years. First domesticated by ancient Egyptians and Minoans of the Mediterranean, ground cumin seed even became a staple in Greek households, stored and treated as a casual seasoning similar to salt and pepper today, a traditional still continued in Morocco. Currently, China and India produce nearly 75% of the entire world's supply of cumin, while consuming a vast majority of that themselves.
Wholesale Non-GMO Cumin Culinary Herb Garden Seeds Per Package:
1 g - Wholesale - Approximately 300 Seeds
1 oz - Wholesale - Approximately 8,500 Seeds
4 oz - Bulk Seeds - Approximately 34,000 Seeds
1 lb - Bulk Seeds - Approximately 136,000 Seeds
Heirloom Cumin culinary herb garden seeds are available for Fast Free Shipping on orders over $75.
Heirloom cumin matures into soft lacey greens and elegant white busheled blooms
Earthy sweetness with hints of bitterness, often likened to parsley
Jeera, Comino, Cumin de Malte
Cumin Hardiness Zones:
4-10, Annual not intended to overwinter
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Heirloom cumin seeds mature into an 12-18" tall lacey garden crop with a 6-8" spread
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Fertile, loamy, well-drained
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Non-GMO Cuminum cyminum has no serious garden insects or pests, but regularly watch for aphids and thrips. Allow soil to dry thoroughly between waterings since open-pollinated garden cumin is susceptible to powdery mildew, root rot, and Fusarium Wilt. Cumin seeds often require a longer growing season.
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