Fennel

Description: Although Fennel is most commonly used as an herb, it is often used in the garden as well for its display of golden flowers and wispy leaves. The entire plant is edible from root to tip, and offers a delicious licorice-like aroma. The leaves are commonly used in French and Italian cuisine as added flavoring for fish, mayonnaise, pork roasts and sausage. It can also add flavor to potato salad, dressings, dips, or sauces. The bulbs and flowers can be added to salads, and the seeds can be used as spice for breads.

Spacing: Plant 10” to 12” apart.

Height: Grows 24″ to 48″ tall.

How To Grow: Plant in full sun.

Outstanding Features: Use as a garnish or to flavor salads and soups.

Tips: Avoid planting Fennel close to Dill as they tend to cross-pollinate.

Uses: Culinary Herb, Garden Bed, Containers

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