Fenugreek - Heirloom
- Package contains 1 gram, approximately 60 Fenugreek, Herb Seeds.
- Germination: 2 to 7 days at 60 F.
- Plant seeds 1 inch deep with 2 to 3 inches between plants and 6 to 12 inches between rows. Plants prefer full sunlight and well-drained, rich soils.
The fenugreek plant is an annual herb that is recognized for its maple-like fragrance and taste. It is often grown for its seeds, which can be lightly roasted and used in recipes. Fenugreek is rich in protein, iron, vitamin A & D. It is also turned to as an aide for digestive problems, including ulcers. Also known to break up mucus from colds.
Fenugreek is popular in Indian cuisine, and the plant's leaves and seeds can be used in various ways in recipes. It is included in curry powder and is an important part of curry's distinct flavor.