Herb, Florence Fennel

Foeniculum vulgare
$2.99 to $7.25
SKU: 0325A
  • Organic
  • Tender perennial or annual
  • Plants grow to 3 feet tall
  • Large, bulb-like growth at base of the stem

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(F. 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

Instructions - 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.