A hardy biennial which has been used since the Stone Age and traditionally grown for the seeds, which are used in a diverse range of dishes including Asian and Indian dishes. A member of the carrot family. Will self-seed so either cut the flowers off before they set or ‘bag’ the flower heads. Plant 15-20 cm apart in rows 15-20 cm apart. It will reach a height of 60cm. Can be grown in pots.