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Foeniculum vulgare

Fennel, Green

  • Leaves make a lovely garnish, can be added to salads and all manner of meats, eggs, vegetables and sauces
  • Fennel seeds are used in baked goods and tea, which is said to encourage milk production for nursing mothers
  • Chewing fennel seeds after a meal is popular in several cultures for assisting digestion and freshening the breath

Collect the seeds in the fall when they turn from green to light brown. Non-bulbing type.

Additional Notes

The fragrant feathery foliage mixes well in the flower garden.

Hardiness Zone: 4-10
Height: 24-36 Inches
Spread: 12-18 Inches
Color: Green
Grow Tips:

Easy to grow in moist soil with full sun. Re-seeds freely.