Black Cumin, Black Nigella

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  • Regular price $3.25

Quick facts

  • Unique flower at all stages
  • Self-sowing annual
  • Uncommonly grown
  • Easy seed saving

Nigella sativa

 70-80 days. White version with a flower similar to it's more commonly grown relative- love in a mist.  Masses of white flowers grow on 2 ft. tall plants

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant


Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing


Not rec.

10-30 d.


Full to part



Easy to grow, direct sow these around the last frost date, covering very lightly. Germination can take up to 3-4 weeks.  Does not transplant well. Thin plants to 6” apart. Tolerant of drier conditions, it really doesn't like it too wet.

Seed specs:

Packet size~100 min.