Fenugreek (Metha) Seeds
Seed Type : Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated and Non-GMO
SOWING TIME : October to November
PLANT CHARACTER : Light green,lanceolate in shape
LEAF CHARACTER : Thick and well branched
FLOWER COLOR : Yellow
CUTTINGS : Multiple, heavy yielder
HARVEST: 30-35 days after 1st sowing
PLANT TO PLANT - 9" LINE TO LINE - 6"
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Fenugreek is most widely used in Indian cuisine, though it is also found in North African and Middle Eastern dishes. While the leaves smell like caramel or maple syrup, when heated, their taste is rather bitter, like burnt sugar. The ground seeds (yellow) are often used in curry powder, spices blends, dry rubs, and tea blends. Fresh leaves can be added to salads and cooked dishes. Start out with a small amount—too much can cause a bitter taste.
Sow seeds ¼ inches deep in a good potting mix or soil.
Leave 2 inches of space between each plant while sowing seeds. They'll sprout quickly and you'll see seedlings within 2 – 4 days
Make sure that the soil is evenly moist. In case of excess water, make sure it does not stay and drains away quickly.
The crop might show symptoms of discoloration of vine at soil line. Leaves may wilt and fall from plant. Small soft bodied insects on underside of leaves and/or stems of plant; usually green, yellow or white in colour, leave powdery spots on leaves which expand over time. The pests that attack this crop are Aphids, Powdery Mildew, Charcoal Rot, Root Rot.
Fenugreek prefers neutral soil with pH level around 6 – 7. Loamy soils are best suited for its cultivation.
An area with full sun, but partial shade or even filtered sunlight will also work.
Fenugreek grows well in warm and hot climate, when temperature ranges from 10 C to 32 C (50 to 90 F ).
how to harvest
The harvesting method will vary depending on whether you're trying to get leaves or seeds from your fenugreek plant.
For leaves, cut the plant at the stem a few centimeters above the soil.
For seeds, wait for the pods on the plant to turn yellow, signalling that they've fully ripened, and harvest the seeds before the pod pops open.
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