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Hong Kong Warm Growing Season (May-August)
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
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.
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