Dill's attractive, ferny foliage added fresh or dried to dips, salads, soups and sauces. Also used to flavor peas and potatoes. Seeds commonly used in pickling, as an ingredient in potato salad or coleslaw recipes, and medicinally they treat flatulence. Annual.
An outstanding ornamental edible, Fernleaf dill grows to 18 inches tall in containers, up to 2.5 feet tall in the ground. Features prolific, finely cut, deep blue-green foliage on very slow to bolt plants. Fernleaf dill is a superb choice for supplying tasty, fresh dill leaves over a long season. The handsome plants thrive in patio containers, or in flower, herb or vegetable gardens. An All-America Selections Winner.
Organically grown. Bouquet is the best dill variety for producing dill seed. Bloom is early, seed umbels are large, seeds produced faster compared to other dill varieties.
SUPERDUKAT Dill Seeds
Superdukat is an improved dill variety with high (3%) essential oil content. Grown for its abundant foliage, and particularly fine flavor. Packet is 2 grams, about 1,000 seeds.
How to Plant Dill Seeds
Sow dill seed indoors in cell packs or flats, 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Press into soil and lightly cover. Kept at 60-65°F., germination is in 14-21 days. Transplant dill seedlings 12 inches apart. Can direct sow dill seed into prepared seed beds ¼ inch deep, in rows spaced 18 inches apart. Thin seedlings to 1 foot apart.
Comments: Best in full sun. Will tolerate poor soil. For a steady supply of fresh dill leaves throughout the season, plant in early spring, again in June, and once more in July.