Foeniculum vulgare, F. vulgare Azoricum Group

How to plant Fennel seeds

Bronze Fennel HR00062

BRONZE FENNEL Foeniculum vulgare

Organically grown. Attractive feathery smokey-bronze foliage has a mild, sweet anise-like flavor. It is good with fish (improves digestibility) and in soups, sauces and salads. One of the best plants you can grow to attract beneficial insects to your garden. Grows 3-4 ft. tall. A perennial grown as an annual. Packet is ½ gram, about 180 seeds.

½ gram - $2.49

Florence Fennel HR00064

FLORENCE FENNEL (finocchio) Foeniculum vulgare Azoricum Group

Herb, spice and vegetable in one plant! Thick, 3 to 4 in. bulb-like stems have a delicately sweet anise-like flavor, delicious eaten raw, steamed, or baked. 2 ft. feathery foliage adds flavor to fish, eggs, and soups. Tiny chartreuse flowers produce aromatic seeds. Packet is ½ gram.

½ gram - $1.99

How to Plant Fennel Seeds

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Sow seed in cell packs or flats ¼ to ½ in. deep. Kept at 65 to 70°F., germination is in 7-14 days. Transplant after danger of frost 6 in. apart. Can direct sow 10 seeds per foot in rows 18 in. apart. No need to thin if harvesting leaves. Thin to 6 in. apart if larger root is desired.