Scientific Name: Cuminum cyminum
Common Name: Cumin
Other Common Names:
Ajaji, Comino, Cumin, Cummin,
Jintan Puteh, Jinten Puteh, Kammun, Kimyon, Komijn
Plant Type: Annual
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): Annual
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 75
Notes: Flavor resembles caraway, but is hotter.
CUMINUM CYMINUM. Seeds are important in many international cuisines, including those of India and Mexico.
Flavor resembles caraway but is hotter. Used in soups, cake, bread, cheese, and is a standard ingredient of commercial curry powders. Requires a long warm growing season; should be started indoors in colder climates.
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.