Cumin
小茴香

(Cuminum cyminum)

Growing Facts

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Hong Kong Warm Growing Season (May-August)

Full sun 

Low amount of water

Cumin is fairly drought tolerant, but it does benefit from some watering (especially during dry, hot periods)

 

Plant in a pot that is at least 6 inches across and 4 inches deep

This plant has a large root system

The seedlings should be planted 1/4 inch deep every 4-8 inches, spaced in rows arranged 18 inches apart 

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Fun Facts!
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Cumin cultivation started around 2000 years BC in the Middle East and Mediterranean area.
Cumin was so popular that sometimes was even used as a currency to pay taxes.
Many types of French bread often contains cumin seed.