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Cumin - Herb , Green Saunf (cyminum)

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Cuminum odorum - Curry Smell, (AKA: Green Saunf) Classically, cumin originally symbolised greed, also one of the oldest known herbs from the Nile, mentioned with Dill in the Bible and actually part of the Parsley family. . A very pungent, aromatic flavour, slightly bitter but not hot. Small, slender annual herbaceous plant, Ht: 1 ft with finely dissected leaves & white or rose-coloured flowers in late Spring. Harvested Seeds are actually thin, yellowish-brown, dried fruits. A condiment in the UK since the 13th C & taxable import into London from 1419, Seeds have been found in tombs of the Egyptian pharaohs. The Romans once ground the seeds & used them on their food much as black pepper is used today, Seed Count Approx - 120 avg

 SOWING - Sow SEED in spring; (3 to 4 inches apart) in well-drained average soil in full sun. Germinates in 10 to 14 days like well-drained soil in full sun. Needs a long, hot, sunny summer, PART USED - Whole or ground dried seeds (Amber)

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