Caraway – Item #400


A hardy biennial herb closely related to carrots. Attractive bright green lacy foliage the first season; *seed head with aromatic seeds in second season. A tasty addition to rye breads, soups, stews, pickles and liqueurs.

SKU: 00000263 Categories: ,

Additional information

Weight .75 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 8″ (20cm)

Row Space: 12″ (30cm)

Sprouts In: 14-21 days

Plant in full sun in spring as soon as soil can be worked or fall in mild climates. Keep soil evenly moist and well-weeded while plants are young. No special care is required after plants mature.

Seed stalks emerge in the second year: Harvest seed heads when seeds turn from green to dark brown. Cut stem and place in an open sack to dry. Gently rub off seeds when completely dry.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Carum carvi

Matures In: 70 days

Type: *biennial