Caraway Growing Guide

All you need to know to grow successfully!

Plant Family:
Apiaceae
Plant Type:
Biennial
Typical Season:
Cool
Typical Zones Grown In:
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growing Difficulty:
Moderate

Planting Guidelines

The following are general guides to follow. However, nothing is set in stone. Feel free to experiment!

How to Start:
Indoor
When to Direct Sow:
April, May, June
When to Start Indoors:
February , March
Sprouting Time:
7-14 days
Soil Temperature (C):
10-20°C
Depth:
2-3cm
Spacing (cm):
25 cm
Row Spacing (cm):
30cm
Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Maturity Time:
90-120 days
When To Harvest:
July, August, September, October
How to Harvest:
Cut stems off

Health Benefits

Growing your own food is one of the best things you can do for your health. Let’s check out some of the health benefits!

Is It Edible?
Yes
Edible Parts:
Seeds
Potential Health Benefits:
Aids digestion, Antioxidants

Tips to Growing Organically

Growing without the use of pesticides and herbicides is easier than you may think and it’s better for the environment!

Companion Plants:
Celery, Lettuce, Parsley
What Plants to Avoid:
Common Pests:
Aphids, Slugs, Caterpillars
Common Disease:
Powdery Mildew, Downy Mildew, Root Rot
Bonus Grow Tips:
Plant in cooler weather, harvest leaves when they are young

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