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Fennel - Herb , Green Fennel (Strongest Flavour)

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Foeniculum vulgare, Non-Bulbing (Strongest Flavoured) Perennial, beautiful with frothy green foliage & Summer lemon yellow flowers in large umbels followed by EDIBLE SEEDS.. Hoverflies & other pollinators love it too! A great culinary herb to grow with a stronger flavour in comparison to Bronze Fennel & its leaves are a tasty addition to many recipes, in particular fish dishes. Use seeds in pickles or as tea. Its Fronds are particularly attractive in flower arrangements. Medicinally known to aid digestion & prevent heartburn. Cut down fennel in June if you don't want it to go to seed & it will grow again giving good tasting foliage for longer. Fennel self sows very easily so if you don't want lots of little seedlings make sure all the flowers are removed before going to seed. This plant is winter dormant., Seed Count Approx - 200 avg

 SOWING - Sow seeds in a seed tray in fine compost & lightly cover with compost. Germination takes 7-10 days. Transplant seedlings to small pots & when large enough plant them in the final position in a garden or container. First Harvest in 8-10 wks from sowing. It is productive for 3 mths if regularly snipped & is productive for longer if it is cut down in late Spring. As a returning perennial it's ready to harvest from early spring. Prefers well-drained, fertile soil in a sunny position

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