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Kurogoma

Sesame indicum


Kurogoma
Seed #151
This tropical plant is grown for its flavorful black seeds. Sesame grows best in hot weather and must have well-drained soil.
  • Warm season annual
  • Approx. 1150-1250 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
  • Maturity: Approx. 85 days
  • Planting season: Late spring to early summer
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Cultivation: Start seeds inside 6 weeks before last frost date. Transplant outside 1 month after last frost date. Or direct seed into warm, fertile, and well-drained soil. Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed. Harvest ripe seedpods when the tips split. Dry thoroughly on a tray or rack. Open pods, harvest seed, and refrigerate in an airtight container.
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Distance
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Height
75-85F 1/2" 1-2" 6-8" 24-30" 24-60"
Please note: Maturity, adaptability and disease tolerance may differ under your specific climate and/or growing conditions.
Culinary tips: Seeds are used whole (fresh or toasted) or ground and added to ohitashi, stir-fries and salad dressings. Also used in baking.
 
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