Herb, Florence Fennel Organic

Catalog #0325A

4950

(Foeniculum vulgare) Called Finnocchio in Italy. Broad overlapping leaf bases form large bulb-like enlargements at the base of the stem. Celery-like stalks need a steady supply of water and have mild licorice flavor. Feathery dill-like leaves. Plants grow to 3' tall. Tender perennial grown as an annual.

START INDOORS
4-6 weeks before last frost
GERMINATION
10-15 Days
PLANT OUTDOORS
10-12" Apart
LIGHT
Sun/Partial Shade
Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Transplant outdoors after the danger of frost has passed. Harvest before plant blooms to keep bulb from becoming tough. Prefers well-drained rich soil.

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