Black sesame (Sesamum indicum)

Sesame has been cultivated since the dawn of time, so much so that the wild plant is no longer found. Archaeological excavations have nevertheless revealed that sesame seeds and oil were part of the Chinese pharmacopoeia, there is 5,000 years old, and from India 7,500 years ago. Black sesame seeds are rich in iron, magnesium, manganese, copper and calcium. Rich in antioxidants, black sesame is also much rarer than white, plant it and harvest its seeds ... heated in a pan, a delight!
Its growth is indeterminate, in fact its seeds do not all ripen at the same time. Check the plants regularly between July and October to harvest, ripening from the bottom up like fava beans. Overall 90 to 120 days then 30 days of drying

Latin name: Sesamum indicum
Common name: Sesame
English: sesame
Family: Pedaliaceae

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  • Plant type
    • Annual
  • Flower color
  • Quantity
    • Envelope of about 200 seeds
  • Exposure
    • Full sun
  • Shape
    • Erected
  • Soil
    • All types of soils
  • Watering
    • Regular
  • Sowing
    • Directly in the garden
  • Plantation
    • In the garden after the risk of frost
  • Days to maturity
    • 100 days
  • Germination
    • 7 to 21 days
  • Depth
    • On the surface
  • Width
    • 25 cm
  • Height
    • 1 m
  • Family
    • Linaceae

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Plant type: Annual
Quantity: Envelope of about 20 seeds
Exposure: Full sun
Shape: Erected
Soil: All types of soils
Watering: If needed
Sowing: Inside
Plantation: In the garden after the risk of frost
Germination: 2 to 3 days
Plant spacing: 20 cm
Row spacing: 20 cm
Depth: 5 mm
Width: 50 cm
Height: 1 m
Color: Black
Family: Pedaliaceae

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