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Nutmeg Plant Seeds (Nigella sativa)

$2.95
Item #:
631043
Availability:
Usually ships in 2-3 business days.
Item #:
631043
Availability:
Usually ships in 2-3 business days.

Description

Thomas Jefferson sowed seeds of "Nutmeg Plant" in a Monticello oval bed in 1810.  Also called Black Cumin, Black Seed, and Fennel Flower, this hardy annual has been grown for centuries for the aromatic seed, which has many culinary and medicinal uses.  Nutmeg Plant bears feathery, finely cut leaves and delicate white to pale blue flowers. Jefferson-documented: This plant was documented by Thomas Jefferson in his Garden Book, Notes on the State of Virginia, or other writings.

Direct sow seeds outdoors just before the last spring frost in a prepared seedbed.  Approximately 70-90 seeds per packet.

 Exposure  Planting Method  Planting Depth  Plant Spacing  Size at Maturity  Zone 
Full Sun to Light Shade Direct Sow 1/4" 8-12" apart 12-18" Hardy Annual

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