Cumin
小茴香

(Cuminum cyminum)

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Growing Facts

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 

Fun Facts!
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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