Biennial growing to 60cm. Plant has slender green stems and feathery green leaves producing small white flowers followed by small ribbed fruit that is often erroneously called seed.
Fruit has a sweet anise-like taste and is used to flavour bread, cheese, cakes, curries and casseroles. Roots can be eaten like parsnip.
Young leaves can be used in salads, older leaves cooked like spinach.
Caraway is often used as a breath freshener.
Part or full sun, moist soil. Sow 10mm deep, in Spring and Autumn.
20 seeds per packet