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Caraway (Carum carvi)


Biennial

Culinary
Height: 2 feet
Aspect: Sun
Soil Type: Free Draining
Uses: Culinary
Care: Harvest the seeds heads after flowering
Usually available: All year
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Hardiness: LEVEL 1 - see 'Description' tab below
Description:

Caraway (Carum carvi)

Caraway – Carum carvi

Caraway – Carum carvi is an ancient culinary herb. A hardy perennial with feathery leaves and tiny white flowers in umbels over the summer.

Grow in a free draining, sunny position. Spread 30cm.

Harvest the seeds heads after flowering. You can also add young leaves to salads.

The well loved seeds have a strong and distinctive flavour that can be used in many recipes. Try in cakes, breads, cream cheeses or with rich meats. Caraway seed cake was very popular in Victorian times.

Caraway also has medicinal properties.

THIS PLANT IS NOW WINTER DORMANT

£2.70

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Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

This plant is LEVEL 1 – Fully hardy UK wide

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg
Height

1 – 2 Foot

Life Cycle

Biennial

Colour

Whites and Creams

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

No

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

No

Culinary Herbs

Desserts, Drinks, Sauces, Oils and Vinegars, Soups, Vegetables

Scented

Sweet Spiced

Herb Group

Other

A-Z

C

Width / Spread

Under 1 foot

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