Tender annual vegetable for full sun. Height is three to four feet with seeds ripening in the early autumn months. Sow after the last frost. Sesame was planted yearly by Jefferson, who sought to make salad oil from the seeds. He also planted it as a border because of its ornamental qualities.
Approximately 145-150 seeds per pack.
Line Drawing from New Britton and Brown Illustrated Flora
by H. A. Gleason (1958).