Florence fennel, a native of Italy is a perennial that can be used as a vegetable, an herb and two spices.
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Fennel – Florence
Foeniculum vulgare Azoricum
As a native of Italy, this perennial can be used as a vegetable, an herb and two spices. As a vegetable use the plant’s spreading bulbous base for a texture much like celery, but with a subtle anise flavor. This wonderful addition to any garden produces the highest weight bulbs of firm, white and highly aromatic flesh.
Suggested Planting Requirements: Fennel is very easy to grow, and is best if direct sown. The best time to plant fennel is either in early spring or late fall so that the plants can mature in cooler fall weather.
Growing Recommendations: As a perennial Fennel should be grown in full sun, in fertile, well-drained soil. Fennel self-sows easily, so it’s likely that if you plant it once, you’ll see fennel popping up in your garden each spring thereafter.
Harvesting & Storing: You can harvest fennel leaves as needed for fresh use. The seeds can be harvested when ripe. To harvest the whole bulb, simply cut bulb from the soil. The whole bulb can be used in many culinary dishes.
|Days to Germination:||7-14+|
|Days to Maturity:||35-50|
|Height at Maturity:||3-4′|
|Lighting Requirements:||Full Sun|
Package Weight: .25 gram
|Dimensions||0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 in|