5890 - Afghani Sesame. Sesamum indicum. 3 ft. Tender Annual. Candelabra-like tillers light up the garden and the field. This dependable, early-maturing tan sesame produces and abundance of seed-filled pods. Likes hot weather. Planting Depth: 1/2". Soil Temp. for Germ.:70°F. Days to Germ.: 7. Plant Spacing: 8" . Days to Maturity: 110 Full Sun. Moderate Water.