Fenugreek 1080 (15g) Herb Seeds

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Packet Content (approx): 1080 (15g)

 

Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is an annual plant in the family Fabaceae. The aromatic leaves consisting of three small obovate to oblong leaflets. It is cultivated worldwide as a semiarid crop, and its seeds are a popular pot herb in India. Also used in curry powder in imitation flavorings, & as a coffee substitute. The seeds make a tasty tea. Popular in western Asia and the Mediterranean.

 

Choose a suitable place for planting. Choose a position in full sun and with soil that is of good to rich quality and drains well. The soil should have a pH of around 6.0-7.0 and should remain dry and warm.

  • Avoid cold, wet soils as these will cause fenugreek seeds to rot.
  • As a legume, fenugreek adds nitrogen to the soil, making it useful as a cover crop restoring nitrogen to the soil.

 

Sow the seeds. Decide whether to sow indoors or outdoors. The seed should not be planted outdoors until the soil temperature is around 15ºC/60ºF in springtime.

  • Sow indoors in mid spring or sow outdoors in late spring.
  • The seeds should germinate within 2 days.

 

Harvest the pods when they have ripened. However, be sure to harvest them before they shatter.

  • Seeds can be left in the sun to dry.

 

Suitable for the vegetable garden, allotments and containers.

Be prepared to water well and supplement feed with high-potash feed during season. Regular feeding is recommended.

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