Clone East, Monamolin, Gorey, Ireland, Y25 H721
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Caraway (Carum carvi)


Hardy biennial with hollow stems and fern-like leaves. Small white tinged pink flowers in summer followed by aromatic ribbed fruits. Leaves and seeds have a liquorice-anise like flavour. A useful companion plant in the garden as flowers attract parasitic wasps that prey on many garden pests

Cultivation:   Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun

Height & Spread:   60cm x 30cm

Culinary Uses:  Leaves are used to flavour soups and salads, Seeds are added to breads, cakes, meat, cheese and vegetable dishes. The root can also be cooked as a vegetable.

SKU: N/A Category: Product ID: 3946


Family: Apiaceae
Plant Type: Hardy biennial
Good Companion: Carrots
Bad Companion: Fennel


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