Fenugreek or methi is a herb and vegetable which is widely popular in India as well as in other countries. The leaves are small, dark green, and soft with a sweet and hot aroma like pepper and crunchy sour taste somewhat like spinach but are delicious in all appearances. The leaves are not only delicious but are highly beneficial for controlling blood pressure levels and are also rich in vitamin C, phosphorus, calcium, and iron. Buy the best Quality Fenugreek (Methi) Seeds Online at the best price in India from www.organicbazar.net with a Good Germination rate.
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- Number of Fenugreek Seeds (Methi ke beej): 20g/1500 Seeds
- Sowing season: Autumn (September-November)
- Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
- Mode of sowing: Sow the seeds 0.5 inches deep in a Container, or Pots.
- Germination Time: 5 to 10 days from sowing
- Germination temperature: 12 to 28°C
- Harvesting: 30 to 45 days after planting
- Plant vigor: Bushy Plants, Numerous Side Branches
What size grow bag is best for Fenugreek (Methi)?
Fenugreek Growing Season In India
Fenugreek is a warm leafy vegetable that grows best in mild climates and fenugreek sowing time is from spring to early summer (February- May) and autumn (September-November) when temperatures are mild (10-30°C). You can grow fenugreek all year round indoors on a windowsill.
How To Grow Fenugreek (Methi) In Pots
Fenugreek is a leafy vegetable that is usually planted directly in pots because it does not like to be transplanted after germination, so the seeds should be sown in a final container or grow bags. Fenugreek has a shallow root system so it does not require a deep container to grow. Choose a pot or grow bag that is about 18-24 and 6-12 inches (wide and deep). The optimum soil temperature for germination of fenugreek seeds is 12-28°C.
Fenugreek (Methi) Seeds Sowing Method
Take a pot or grow bag, fill them with a sowing medium and then sprinkle the fenugreek seeds over the soil and cover them with a thin layer of soil. Water deeply by using a watering can, keep the soil moist, and place the pot in a sunny spot or on a window sill indoors. Fenugreek seeds will start sprouting about 5-10 days after sowing.
Fertilizer For Fenugreek Plants
Fenugreek Plant Care
Soil – Use loamy and neutral soil with the Ph level around 6-7 for planting fenugreek.
Water – Give medium water, make sure the soil remains moist, and avoid overwatering.
Sunlight – Fenugreek (methi) prefers full sunlight but it can also grow in partial light.
Temperature – Fenugreek grows quickly in warm and mild climates and the best fenugreek growing temperature is 10-32°C (50-90 °F).
Common pests and diseases – No insect bothers fenugreek plants except aphids. Powdery mildew, charcoal rot, and root rot are common diseases infecting fenugreek plants, which can cause leaf and plant drops. Try using neem oil or other insecticides to avoid these pests and diseases.
Fenugreek Harvesting Time
- Harvest the fenugreek leaves 30 to 45 days after planting.
- Cut the leaves with a scissor, the leaves will re-grow after 15 days of cutting.
- You can continue harvesting till the fenugreek plant starts flowering.
- If you want to harvest fenugreek seeds, you will have to wait until the plants bolt. Collect the seeds 3-5 months after planting; the seeds will develop into small pods and each pod will contain 15-17 seeds.
Fenugreek Plant Special Features
- Common name – Fenugreek, methi, (मेथी)
- Scientific name – Trigonella foenum-graecum
- Plant Height – 1 to 2 feet
- Growing level – Easy
- Fenugreek companion plants – Beans and cowpeas
Which season is best for growing fenugreek?
Fenugreek seeds should be sown from spring to early summer (February- May) and autumn (September-November) or in winter when temperatures are mild (10-30°C).
How many days does fenugreek take to grow?
Fenugreek is one of the fastest growing leafy vegetables that are ready to harvest in 30-45 days after planting.
Should I soak fenugreek seeds before planting?
Fenugreek seeds germinate faster by soaking but even without soaking, fenugreek seeds will germinate easily.
Why are my methi plants dying?
Improper watering practices like under watering or over watering is the main reason for methi plants dying. Methi plants cannot survive without water but too much water also kills the plants.
Do methi plants need sunlight?
Methi or fenugreek can quickly grow in partial to full sunlight. Provide 4-6 hours of sunlight daily during the growing season.
Why are my fenugreek seeds not germinating?
Fenugreek (methi) seeds will not germinate because of improper growing conditions like not getting enough sunlight, sowing seeds too deep in the soil, over-watering, or under-watering.
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