Caraway, Arterner

Caraway: Arterner

  • $2.60

A European variety that produces higher yields of large, smooth seed with a high essential oil content (5% carvon). 'Arterner' is a good choice for culinary use since the seed is relatively free of peduncles (seed stems). (Carum carvi)

Medicinal: Highly regarded as a carminative. Also has anti-spasmodic and anti-microbial properties.

Growing instructions: Biennial in zones 3-9. A light dependent germinator. Germination at 70°F in 14 days. Direct sow. Keep 4-6" apart. Full sun. Grows 24" tall.

Packet: 0.40 g - approximately 141 seeds