How to grow Cumin plant

Cumin grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Cuminum also known as Camun or Kamun, Cumin annual plant and attract polinators, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical or dry tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

Leaves color green in cold conditions the leaves become purple, grow in feathered and coniferous shape, stems sometimes get a silver hue

Flower color white or pink.

Cumin seeds

Seeds edible grow in woody fruit

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How to grow Cumin growing and care:

Well drain soil, dry season, Pick the fruits with the seeds

What is the best way to start growing?
Seed / Seedling

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
When you’ll pick the seeds it’s a lot of work, cold and too much water can kill the plant

Planting season:
End of the autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
There is no need to prune

Size of the plant?
20-60cm, 8-24 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing 100-150 days

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Early spring

General information about the flower
Pink and white flowers, the flower grow on stalk in a shape of umbel inflorescence

Thinning the bloom:

No, but rain can cause this, and also aphids

Pollination is done by:

Edible Fruit

Fruit harvest season:
Early summer

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, Aphids

What can be done with big quantities of Cumin fruits?
Use in the seeds not in the fruit and the use as a spice

Work requirements on the fruit:
Pick the fruits and separate the seeds, best to pick the fruit by hand, another possible less recommended to deploy on the ground jute fabric around the plant to collect the dried fruit

How long does it take for a Cumin plant to bear fruit?
Half year +-

Grow from seeds

Sowing requirement:
Moist soil important for the process

Saving seeds until sowing:
Room temperature, dry air

Sowing season:
Late autumn

Planting spacing:
25 cm, 0.8 ft

Depth of Sowing:
1-2 cm, 0.4-0.8 inch

Conditions for seeds germinate:
Moist, little cold

Watering requires for Seeds:
Small amount of water but it’s important to keep the moist in the ground

Germination time:
7-20 days

Condition of seedling:
Moist, slight cold (but frost), full sun

Scientific name:

Cuminum cyminum

How to grow Cumin plant

Cumin plant

Cumin plant care

Cumin plant harvest


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Fruit
  • Edible Seeds
Culinary uses
  • Herbs
  • Salad
Flower colors
  • Pink flower
  • White flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Harvest Season
  • Summer Harvest
Leaf color
  • Purple leaf
Plant growing speed
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Herbaceous
Plant Uses
  • Attract pollinators
  • Colored leaves
  • Edible plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13

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