Approx: 100 seeds
Black cumin seeds are a type of cumin that are highly prized for their flavor and health benefits. The plant produces tiny, black seeds that are rich in flavor, with notes of nuttiness, spiciness, and a hint of bitterness. When used in cooking, these seeds add depth and complexity to a wide range of dishes, from stews and curries to baked goods and spice blends.
Black cumin is also known for its health benefits, including its ability to boost immunity, promote healthy digestion, and reduce inflammation. It is often used in traditional medicine for its therapeutic properties and is considered to be one of the most important spices in the world.
Growing black cumin is easy and straightforward, making it an excellent choice for both experienced and novice gardeners. The seeds are typically sown directly in the garden in the spring, after the last frost has passed, and the plants will grow to be about two feet tall. They prefer well-drained soil and full sun, and will produce seeds in about 90-100 days.