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Approximately 400.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Nigella sativa is cold hardy
USDA Zone:5 -20° to -10°F (-29° to -23.5°C)
|Type of plant - annual
Flower or inflorescence:
WHITE, or BLUE ...good cut-flower
3-7 follicles..seeds edible..(germ. cool in dark, 1-3 weeks)
segs. linear, 2-3cm. long
|Height, in meters: 0.5
Height, in feet: 1.65
|Nigella sativa sales history
Common names for Nigella sativa:
|(cul:seed much used in Middle East confectionery), (med.indigestion,appetite,parasites,oedema,fever), Ajenuz, Aranuel, Black Caraway, Black Cumin, Black Cummin, Cominho-Negro, Corekotu (bun herb), Fennel Flower, Fennel Flower, Habbat Soda, Habbatul barakah (seed of blessing), Kolonji, Nigella, Nigelle de crete, Nutmeg Flower, Nutmeg-flower, Roman Coriander, Roman Coriander, Russian Caraway, Saat-Schwarzkummel, Shiajira, Toute epice, Upakunchika,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|1||: Stock list|
|Our stock changes almost every day, with seeds arriving and being shipped all over the world.|
We only stock long lived seeds, except for a few species that are always in demand.
Seeds that are not in stock are acquired fresh when ordered.
|19||: Everlasting and Dried Flower Seeds Australian and Other|
|34||: Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List|
|Not all Oriental Herbs are Culinary, or even edible. Be sure to correctly identify and prepare all herbs and vegetables before use.|
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|46||: Mediterranean Natives and Introduced Plant Seeds|
|53||: Bedding Plant Seed List|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|80||: South West European Native and Introduced Plants|
|90||: Cereals, Legumes, and other Food and Oilseed Plants|
|107||: South West Asian Native Plant Seeds|
|699||: Ayurvedic Medicinal Herbs|
|946||: Diabetes, Plants for treating diabetes|
|This list has been put together mostly from scientific experiments published on the internet.|
|952||: Wholesale Selection|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Nigella sativa seeds will usually germinate in 10-15 days.
Best sown in situ. Resents transplanting.