Organic Herb Fenugreek

Organic Herb Fenugreek

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Fenugreek is an attractive annual member of the pea family. It is valuable for its leaves for salads and stews and its seeds as spices.

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Description

Organic Herb Fenugreek Trigonella foenum-graecum.

Annual herb of the pea family. Plants with soft foliage reach about 60cms. The leaves are used in salads or stews and the seeds as spice.

How to grow:

Sow in situ in May once soil temperatures have started to rise into a well prepared, weed free seed bed. Sow in rows 15cms apart with seeds 5cms apart. This plant much prefers free draining, sandy or silt soil and warmth.

Problem solving:

Not really any problems, just as with any young plants keep slugs off. Plant in a sunny location for best results.

Favourite ways to eat them:

The leaves are great in salads and also in stews. The seeds are used as a spice, roasting them a little makes them taste sweeter. It’s an important ingredient in curry. It has many different uses throughout many different countries. The leaves and seeds are relatively high in carbohydrate and protein.

Cultural history:

Native to the near-east region of Europe and used as a culinary herb since ancient times. Used as a food crop for horses and cattle.

Contents: 2g. (Approx 50 seeds per gram.)

Additional information

Weight0.005 g
Dimensions13 × 8 × 0.5 cm

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