Trigonella foenum graecum.
The leaves are a welcome addition to any fesh salad and the cooked leaves along with the seeds are used in curries. Highly fragrant seeds have a sweet, nutty flavour, described as a mix of celery and maple.Seeds are used to treat indigestion and symptoms of menopause due to the hormone-like substance diosgenin. Also useful for headaches. Plants grow 1 1/2 - 2 feet tall. 100 seeds
Germination: 5-7 days, pre-soaking seeds 12 hours aids in germination.
Seed Planting Depth: 1/4"
Starting Indoors/Outdoors: Sow outdoors in late spring when soil temperature reach 60-65 degrees. Reseed every few weeks for continuous blooms.
Light Needs: Full sun
Soil Needs: Average, well drained