- 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.
The fragrant feathery foliage mixes well in the flower garden.
Hardiness Zone: 4-10
Height: 24-36 Inches
Spread: 12-18 Inches
Easy to grow in moist soil with full sun. Re-seeds freely.