If you are looking for ways to grow your spices in a limited space, you are on the right track. In the post today, we want to share a collection of 16 spices that can grow well in pots. From now, your large space isn’t a problem! No matter how your space, you also can create a spice garden and enjoy your favorite spices. Learn about them with us!
Growing them in pots, you not only have great spices to add extra in daily meals but also can decorate your house more beautiful. Because you can put them someplace when you want such as porch, window, or kitchen, as long as they get full of sun and enough water. And from now, instead of buying them outside, you can have them at any time when you grow them in your home. Let save them and grow in your pots right now.
Turmeric can be used topically for treating wounds. It is mainly used in Asian, more specifically in Indian curries. Plant the turmeric rhizomes in spring and early summer, if you live in a cold climate. In tropical and subtropical climates, you can plant it throughout the year, except hot summers.
Ginger is beneficial for both body and brain as it’s rich in nutrients and various bioactive compounds. It can be used in fresh or dried form and is surprisingly easy to grow indoors. Plant the overnight soaked ginger rhizomes in a shallow and wide pot and make sure that the eye bud is facing upwards. Keep the pot away from bright light but in a warm spot. Water every 2-3 days so that the soil remains moist.
Cuminum cyminum plant seeds are used as a spice. Apart from seeds, leaves are also edible but don’t valuable taste. Cumin improves digestion, helps in weight loss, and detoxify the body. It prefers frost-free climates. If you live in a hot climate, plant it in winters. Choose at least 8-10 inches deep pot to grow it.
Growing onions in pots are really easy. You’ll need a minimum of 10 inches deep but wide planters. A window box or tub with a recommended depth would be best. You can leave 3 inches of space between each onion.
This close cousin of onion is adaptive to both indoor and outdoor conditions. Garlic falls in the category of both the spice and vegetable. It also has medicinal benefits that can prevent or give relief in various ailments such as common cold, heart diseases, high or low blood pressure.
It also goes by the name cilantro. The dried seeds of this herb are called Coriander seeds. Like the way that you grow cilantro. Let it flower and seed, collect them to use fresh. Fresh coriander seeds are very aromatic.
This ground spice is true to its nature and used to spice up the dishes. Made by grounding the dried chili pepper, tomato pepper, or cayenne pepper. Peppers are easy to grow in pots.
Everything about saffron is special and amazing: The flavor, scent, rarity, and innumerable health benefits. Saffron grows best in a cool and dry climate, usually in USDA Zones 6-9. You could also start in the spring.
Mustard seeds from any black, brown, or yellow mustard come in the category of spices and used ground or whole in many parts of the world. Y The seeds can be used fresh or dried if you want to store them for further use. Mustard greens are one of the easiest leafy greens to grow in pots. You can grow mustard anytime except winters in a cool climate and in fall and winter in a hot climate.
#10 Fennel Seeds
Fennel is an aromatic herb and belongs to the carrot family. Because of the length of the taproot, the container must be at least 12-14 inches in depth. Use a light potting medium and water frequently but do not overwater. Harvest fennel leaves as you need and wait for the fragrant fruits ripe before picking.