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Cumin Seeds

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Packet
$3.95
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1 Ounce
$9.50
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1/4 Pound
$23.95
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  • Highly aromatic
  • Commonly used in Asian, Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine
  • Prefers full sun exposure

Fast Facts

Life Cycle:Annual
Light Requirement:Full Sun
Planting Season:Spring
Plant Spacing:8-10 inches
Planting Depth:1/4 inch
Sowing Method:Start Indoors, Direct Sow
Water Needs:Low
Cold Stratification:No
Ships:Year Round
Features:Heirloom, Culinary, Indoor, Outdoor, Container Garden, Easy to Grow & Maintain

About Cumin Seeds

Cuminum cyminum

Buy Cumin Seeds by the Packet or in Bulk

Cumin Seeds

Cumin is a pungent herb that is most commonly used to spice Asian, Indian, and Middle Eastern foods. Though the spice is widely available in the west, the seeds are not, and We're pleased to be one of the few North American purveyors of cumin seeds. Plant cumin seeds in a sunny spot with good drainage.

Fast Facts

Life Cycle:Annual
Light Requirement:Full Sun
Planting Season:Spring
Plant Spacing:8-10 inches
Planting Depth:1/4 inch
Sowing Method:Start Indoors, Direct Sow
Water Needs:Low
Cold Stratification:No
Ships:Year Round
Features:Heirloom, Culinary, Indoor, Outdoor, Container Garden, Easy to Grow & Maintain

About Cumin Seeds

Cuminum cyminum

Buy Cumin Seeds by the Packet or in Bulk

Cumin Seeds

Cumin is a pungent herb that is most commonly used to spice Asian, Indian, and Middle Eastern foods. Though the spice is widely available in the west, the seeds are not, and We're pleased to be one of the few North American purveyors of cumin seeds. Plant cumin seeds in a sunny spot with good drainage.

How to Grow Cumin

When to Plant Cumin Seeds

Cumin seeds need a long, warm season to thrive, so start them indoors about 4 weeks before the final frost date in Spring. Once temperatures reach a consistent low of 60°F, You can transplant your cumin outdoors. As a Mediterranean Native, Cumin is not resilient against frost. In warmer climates, Cumin can be directly sown outdoors.

Where to Plant Cumin Seeds

Cumin does best in bright, Full Sun conditions. Choose a well-drained, sandy loam, though Cumin can also tolerate nutrient-rich soils as well.

How to Plant Cumin Seeds

Soak seeds for about 8 hours prior to sowing to increase your chances of germination. Plant Cumin in rows, in groups of 4 seeds, every 4-8 inches, with 2 feet of spacing between rows. Once seedlings are about 2 inches tall, thin them out to 1 plant every 8 inches. Germination takes approximately 14 days.

How to Harvest Cumin

Cumin needs about 4 months of warm, sunny weather in order to mature and be ready to drop seed. Cumin is ready for harvesting by hand once you see the bloom of the white or pink flowers of the plant. Cut seed heads to dry indoors as late in the season as possible, or when you begin to see the seeds dropping on their own. Mist your plants regularly, to keep them hydrated without overwatering.

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Seed Coverage for Cumin Seeds

Amount
Recommended Coverage
Packet
Up to 30 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce
Up to 150 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound
Up to 600 Sq. Ft

Companion Plants for Cumin Seeds

Aesthetic or Culinary

From Our Customers

5.00/5 Based on 2 Reviews

  1. randy

    I`ll buy my order if you`ll get me a packet of cummin. "got to have it",cummin is wonderful if you`ll heat them "toast the seeds the" gently, then crush then.

  2. I use cumin on everything!

    Cumin seeds seem very difficult to find. I was glad to find your website. Thank you.

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