Kasuri Methi Seed
Fenugreek, also known as methi Kasuri, is a popular herb and vegetable that is found in India and other countries. They are small and dark green and soft, with a sweet, hot, peppery aroma and a crunchy, sour taste similar to spinach. However, they are delicious on all fronts. These leaves are delicious and can help lower blood pressure. They are high in vitamin C, phosphorus and calcium and also have iron.
This Kasuri Methi Seed
Number of Methi Kasuri Seeds: 10g/5000 Nos.
Balcony or terrace gardens: Where to grow
Sowing season: Autumn (September-November).
Sow seeds at 0.5 inches depth in a container or pot.
Germination Time: 5-10 days after sowing
Temperature of Germination: 12 to 28 degrees Celsius
Harvesting: 30 to 40 days after planting
Plant vigor: Bushy Plants, Numerous Side Branches
Methi Kauri (Fenugreek), Growing Season in India
Methi Kasuri, a warm-leaf vegetable, is best grown in hot climates. Fenugreek should be sown from spring to early fall (February-May) and autumn (September November) when the temperatures are mild (10-30degC). Fenugreek can be grown indoors all year on a windowsill.
How to Grow Methi Kasuri in Pots
Fenugreek, also known as methi kasuri, is a leafy vegetable. It is not recommended to be planted in pots. Methi Kasuri is a small root system that does not need a large container. A pot or grow bag should be approximately 18-24 inches in diameter and 6-12 inches deep. For germination of fenugreek seed, the soil temperature should be between 12 and 28 degrees Celsius.
Methi Kasuri Sowing Method
Fill a container or grow bag with a sowing medium. Next, sprinkle the fenugreek seed over the soil. Finally, cover the pot with a thin layer soil. Use a watering container to water the soil deeply. Place the pot on a sunny place or indoors. Fenugreek seed will begin to sprout within 5-10 days of sowing.
Fertilizer For Methi Kasuri Plants
Methi Kasuri plants don’t require much food; however, manure or organic fertilizer can be mixed ( vermicompost or cocopeat) during planting.
Methi Kauri (Fenugreek), Plant Care
Soil:- Use loamy or neutral soil with a Ph level of around 6-7 to plant fenugreek.
Water:- Provide medium water. Make sure that the soil is not dry. Avoid overwatering.
Sunlight:- Fenugreek, also known as methi, prefers full sun but can grow in part-light.
Temperature:- Fenugreek is able to grow quickly in hot and warm climates. The best temperature for fenugreek growth is between 10-32degC and 50-90degF.
Common diseases and pests:- Aphids are the only insect that bothers fenugreek plant leaves. Common diseases that can affect fenugreek plant plants include root rot, charcoal rot, powdery mildew and root rot. These diseases can lead to leaf and plant droppages. To avoid these diseases and pests, you can use neem oils or any other insecticides.
Methi Kasuri Harvesting Time
The methi Kasuri leaves can be harvested between 30 and 45 days after they are planted.
After 15 days, cut the leaves with a scissor. The leaves will grow back after being cut.
You can harvest the plant until it starts flowering.
You will need to wait for the plant to bolt before you can harvest fenugreek seed. The seeds should be collected 3-5 months after they are planted. They will form into small pods, each containing 15-17 seeds.
Methi Kasuri Special Features
Common names – Fenugreek and methi (methii).
Scientific name – Trigonella foenum-graecum
Plant Height – 1 – 2 Feet
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Fenugreek companion plant – Beans or cowpeas
What season is the best for growing fenugreek in?
Fenugreek seed should be sown in spring, early summer (February-May), autumn (September-November), or when the temperatures are mild (10-30°C).
How long does it take for fenugreek to grow?
Fenugreek, one of the fastest-growing leafy vegetables, is ready for harvest within 30-45 days.
Do I need to soak the fenugreek seed before planting?
Fenugreek seed germinates faster if they are soaked, but even if they are not soaked, they will still germinate quickly.
Why is my methi plant dying?
Methi plants can die from poor watering practices, such as over- or underwatering. The methi plants can’t survive without water, but too much water can also cause death.
Do methi trees need sunlight?
Partially to fully-sunny sunlight is ideal for methi and fenugreek. During the growing season, you should provide 4-6 hours of sunshine each day.
Why is my fenugreek seed not germinating?
Incorrect growing conditions can cause Fenugreek seeds (or methi) to not germinate. This includes not getting enough sunlight, too deep in the ground, under-watering or over-watering.