Popular Name: Botanical Name: Plant Height: 60cm/24in Plant Class: Hardy Annual (HA) Pack quantity: 200 Seeds Item code: 26358 Despatch: Within 5-7 days
An ancient herb, once believed to possess magical properties, it has several culinary uses. Chop young, tender leaves into soups or salads, sprinkle seeds over goose or pork, and you may even like to cook the roots as a vegetable! The seeds are also used to flavour breads, cakes, biscuits and cheese.
Sow indoors March to June, thinly in pots or trays of seed compost. Cover with a fine layer of compost and place in a cold frame or a cool greenhouse. Thin out as necessary. Harden off, before planting to growing position 20cm (8in) apart. Sow outdoors April to June in a seed bed, cover lightly with fine soil and keep moist. When large enough thin to 20cm (8in) apart. Harvest May to December.
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