Saflax - Garden in the Bag - 800 seeds - Organic - Caraway - BIO - Carvi - BIO - Cumino - Ecológico - Comino - Kümmel
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Saflax - Organic - Caraway - Carum carvi - 800 seeds - The traditional herb in German and Austrian cuisine. Create the perfect environment for a successful cultivation process. Garden in the Bag provides the nurturing substrate in the practical standup bag. Just add water and watch as the dried, light block produces abundant cultivation substrate for your seeds in just a few minutes. Worth knowing: Caraway is probably the oldest worldwide used herb. The seeds of the approximately 1 meter (3.3 ft) tall plant have always been used for spicing up dishes and better digestion. Caraway has a very intensive aroma and carries a strong flavour that comes from the essential oils. The plant blossoms in its second year and during the summer months the fruit slowly turns brown. This is when you can simply cut them together with the long stems for harvesting. Afterwards, Caraway is bundled and hung to dry. Only after the bundles have really dried out, the seeds are being grindingly cast out and stored in a spice box.. As a spice, the Caraway seeds are being used either whole or as a ground powder that is best produced fresh by crushing the seeds. Caraway particularly plays an important part in the German and Austrian cuisine where it traditionally refines potato, meat and cabbage dishes, as well as soups and stews. Essential is a long cooking time to soften the seeds and develop their full aroma. Nowadays, most of the harvested Caraway is not even eaten anymore, but drunk as a key ingredient with the Scandinavian “Aquavit”. Natural Place: Caraway is native to the Mediterranean and western Asia, but also being cultivated in gardens all over central Europe by now. Cultivation: The best time for propagation is starting in February at a sunny place indoors as the seed is a light germinator. Scatter the seeds onto moist coconut substrate or organic herbal soil and slightly press them on. Cover the seed container with clear film to prevent the soil from drying out, but don’t forget to make some holes in the clear film and take it every second or third day completely off for about 2 hours. That way you avoid mold formation on the potting compost. Place the seed container somewhere bright and warm with a temperature between 20°C and 25° Celsius and keep the surface of the earth moist, but not wet (ideally using a water sprayer). Depending on the propagation temperature the first seedlings will come up after two to five weeks. Seedlings that are already raised indoors can be planted out with beginning of May. As soon as there is no more night frost expected, you can move the seedling with its complete root ball, to avoid stress for the plant. Place: The plant needs the sun, warmth and a wind-sheltered place to produce its full aroma. Care: Keep the soil always moist, but not wet. Water your plant as soon as the top layer of the earth has dried out. Fertilize the plant either very modest with compost or organic fertilizer for herbs, or don’t fertilize at all. During Winter: Caraway is a rather sturdy and also winter-hardy plant. However, mulching is recommended for protection during winter. Water the plant moderate, but regularly on mild days.