This biennial develops ferny foliage its first year in the garden and bears white flowers and seeds the second year. The seeds are most commonly used to flavor rye and other breads, but all parts of the plant are edible. Caraway prefers a sunny location with rich, well-drained soil. Although the plant tolerates drought, don't let the soil dry out completely.

Caraway Overview

Genus Name Carum carvi
Common Name Caraway
Plant Type Herb
Light Part Sun, Sun
Height 6 to 6 inches
Width null to 18 inches
Flower Color White
Season Features Summer Bloom
Special Features Cut Flowers, Good for Containers, Low Maintenance
Zones 5, 6, 7, 8
Propagation Seed
Problem Solvers Drought Tolerant
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