Welcome to the complete guide to growing Fenugreek in Perth. In this post, I will take you through what you need to know to grow Fenugreek in your garden or verandah.
Herbs smell great and create wonderful happy sensations when we garden with them. Not only is growing herbs easy, there are many health benefits of herbs, such as preventing illnesses, easing pain and just their amazing tastes!
Best time to grow Fenugreek in Perth
The best time to grow this great herb in Perth, is between Aug-Oct.
If you are considering growing it elsewhere, you better check local weather and seasonal conditions.
Will Fenugreek grow in a pot?
Yes, it will grow well in a pot. You can use one pot for a plant, or get a large pot and plant a few varieties if there’s room.
How much sun is best?
Fenugreek thrives when it is positioned in a spot that gets Full sun.
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 Fenugreek
If you are growing Fenugreek in Perth, you’ll find that it prefers a well drained 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?
Fenugreek 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 Fenugreek?
You can harvest Fenugreek at its prime, which is around a few months.
What to propagate
You can plant Fenugreek from Seeds, and place each plant around 10-20 centimetres apart.
Frequency in growing Fenugreek
Fenugreek is a Annual herb.
Did you know?
Here are two interesting herb facts that you may not be aware of.
Fact 1: Many herbs contain essential oils, which are the flavouring components of extracts.
Fact 2: Many gardeners use herbs for natural pest control.
These make growing Fenugreek in your own Perth yard even more special, in my opinion.
Enjoy growing Fenugreek in Perth
I hope you enjoy growing Fenugreek in your garden or verandah.
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 found this guide useful – now get in the garden!