Welcome to the complete guide to growing Caraway in Perth. In this article, we will walk through how to grow Caraway in your own home.
Growing herbs at home is so very easy, and is also super satisfying to do. Before we have even harvested these herbs for all their health benefits, we get the therapeutic effects of being involved in their growth.
Best time to grow Caraway in Perth
The best time to grow this fantastic herb in Perth, is between Mar-May, Aug-Nov.
If you are considering growing it elsewhere, you better check local weather and seasonal conditions.
Will Caraway grow in a pot?
Yes, it will grow fine in a good pot with quality soil.
How much sun is best?
Caraway thrives when it is positioned in a spot that gets Full Sun, Part Shade.
If you find that the leaves start to brown, try moving it in shade, or via versa. Each area can have its own peculiar conditions.
Best soil to grow Caraway
If you are growing Caraway in Perth, you’ll find that it prefers a moist well drained soil and will be very happy with it.
You can find potting mix that will do that just fine, or add some to your garden bed before planting.
How often should I water?
Caraway needs Regular watering. There are self watering pots available if you plan to grow it in a pot, or you can just get in a regular habit of checking the soil each day or two.
When can I harvest Caraway?
You can harvest Caraway at its prime, which is around a few months.
What to propagate
You can plant Caraway from Seeds, and place each plant around 10-20 centimetres apart.
Frequency in growing Caraway
Caraway is a Perennial herb.
Did you know?
Here are two interesting herb facts that you may not be aware of.
Fact 1: You can distinguish between spices and herbs by what section of the plant they come from. Herbs come from the green leafy parts of plants.
Fact 2: Herbs have been used forever. They have been important to all cultures since long before we recorded history.
These make growing Caraway in your own Perth yard even more special, in my opinion.
Enjoy growing Caraway in Perth
I hope you enjoy growing Caraway in your own home.
It really is a wonderful herb to grow here in Western Australia, and you will also enjoy that it saves you money from buying dried versions or fresh (expensive) cuttings from the shops.
I trust you enjoyed this guide, and are now motivated to grow your own.