But not only the taste of have with such seasonings as sesame seeds. Use it helps to rejuvenate the body by it contained vitamin E. contains calcium and zinc in large quantities. Regular consumption of sesame seeds helps the body rid itself of toxins. The Japanese argue that the seeds of this plant strengthens blood vessels.
Mysterious sesame or otherwise sesame native of the southern countries. So he came to taste the inhabitants of the middle latitudes, which, through selection, it has been possible to grow it local, even in difficult weather conditions - it is possible to grow sesame at his dacha. There are two ways: directly from seeds planted directly in the garden, and landed on the same bed of seedlings grown on the windowsill. The first method is easier but the second is more effective.
Waiting for mid-April, sesame seeds for seedlings should be soaked for a day in warm water. Then take a seedling box and fill it with soil. It should be light, airy, have good drainage.
Evenly spread the seeds on the earth's surface, lightly sprinkle on top. You can also drop them off one by one in neat rows, so it will be easier then to plant the seedlings in the ground. Painstaking work, but the result is worth it.
The seeds need plenty of sunlight and enough moisture. When the spring frosts will cease to visit your garden at night, worth the grown seedlings to plant directly under the open sky in neat rows.
A bed, intended for planting, need to fertilize with a mixture of ammonium nitrate, superphosphate and potassium chloride. Do not worry if at first, you feel that the germs do not rise. Once established warm weather, they will start to grow "eyes". Up to three meters, as at home, they certainly will not grow. But plant about a meter high, gives a good harvest.
Special care sesame does not need. Regular weeding, timely watering, loosening the soil – here, perhaps, and all simple care. To ensure proper growth, the distance between seedlings should be at least 8 inches. The plant is quite drought resistant, and its drooping leaves can easily withstand the arid winds. This feature can be used, transplanting, between rows of sesame to other less drought-resistant crops.
If you did everything correctly, by the beginning of September be ready to harvest. As soon as the leaves turned yellow and began to crumble, it's time to try the fruit on the palate. Box with seed is easy to open at the slightest touch. Skillful hands, the heat of the sun, fertile moist soil in the aggregate, as the magic words, will cause the sesame to open.