Bunium bulbocastanum

Bunium bulbocastanum

Retailer: Special Plants
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Description from Special Plants

EARTH CHESTNUT, GREAT PIG NUT, BLACK CUMIN

Sweet crunchy little tubers good raw or cooked, taste of chestnuts. Edible foliage used like parsley. Seeds used as an Indian spice (Black Cumin). Pretty white umbels of flowers, lovely fine foliage. Self seeds when happy 18″

  • 20 seeds per packet (approx).
  • Hardiness:    Hardy
  • Longevity:    Perennial
  • Growing Condition:    Light shade or sun
  • Season:    Early summer
  • Good For:    Edible
  • Flower Colour:    White
  • Foliage Colour:    Green
  • Germination:    Sow immediately (best in autumn) overwinter outdoors, germinates in spring. Or mix with damp vermiculite, warm 3 weeks, cold 8 weeks, then sow mixture
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