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Smokey fennel

Foeniculum vulgare
HOW TO GROW FENNEL

Start indoors 4 weeks before last frost, plant out 1 week after frost. For fall harvest, transplant 10 weeks before first frost, without additional protection. Harden off outside and reduce water 2-3 days before planting out after last frost. Direct sow outside after last frost, light frost. Start every three weeks for continued bulb harvest. Dry herb bunches by hanging from ceiling or lay on screens in a dark, dry, ventilated location. Harvest at peak maturity when flowers are just beginning to appear, leaves contain the most essential oils at that time. Seed is harvested by cutting flower heads when seed is green, fully sized, beginning to ripen. Dry seed heads upside down in a paper bag for a week. Soil pH 6.1-7.0. Hardiness zones 6. Biennial.

Average 6,300-9,500 seeds per ounce. Usual seed life: 4 years. Isolation distance for seed saving: 1/2 mile.

Planting Depth 1/4-1/2”
Soil Temp. Germ. 50-75˚F
Days to Germ. 7-10
Plant Spacing 6”
Row Spacing 12-18”
Days To Maturity 75
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained
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Dark bronze fennel with aromatic, lacy foliage. Grown for its edible bulb fresh in salads, Mediterranean cuisine, medicinal herb and as a nectar source for beneficial garden insects. Seeds are delicious in tea and as a breath freshener, similar favor as anise. Spacing shown for bulb food production, thin to 18-24” f...
Dark bronze fennel with aromatic, lacy foliage. Grown for its edible bulb fresh in salads, Mediterranean cuisine, medicinal herb and as a nectar source for beneficial garden insects. Seeds are delicious in tea and as a breath freshener, similar favor as anise. Spacing shown for bulb food production, thin to 18-24” for seed on 24-36” rows. Florence fennel is the cultivar group with bulb stem bases, also known as finocchio. If saving seed, plant in the back of your garden, gets 6’ plus tall. Tags: Color: Purple, Specialty: Bolt Resistant, Season: Summer.

Originated along the Mediterranean coast. Foeniculum vulgare Azoricum is the green leaf Florence fennel type. F. vulgare Purpureum or Nigra is the bronze leafed fennel type grown as a decorative garden plant. Delicious fennel recipes.
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Smokey fennel

Foeniculum vulgare
Dark bronze fennel with aromatic, lacy foliage. Grown for its edible bulb fresh in salads, Mediterranean cuisine, medicinal herb and as a nectar source for beneficial garden insects. Seeds are delicious in tea and as a breath freshener, similar favor as anise. ...
Dark bronze fennel with aromatic, lacy foliage. Grown for its edible bulb fresh in salads, Mediterranean cuisine, medicinal herb and as a nectar source for beneficial garden insects. Seeds are delicious in tea and as a breath freshener, similar favor as anise. Spacing shown for bulb food production, thin to 18-24” for seed on 24-36” rows. Florence fennel is the cultivar group with bulb stem bases, also known as finocchio. If saving seed, plant in the back of your garden, gets 6’ plus tall. Tags: Color: Purple, Specialty: Bolt Resistant, Season: Summer.

Originated along the Mediterranean coast. Foeniculum vulgare Azoricum is the green leaf Florence fennel type. F. vulgare Purpureum or Nigra is the bronze leafed fennel type grown as a decorative garden plant. Delicious fennel recipes.
Learn More
HOW TO GROW FENNEL

Start indoors 4 weeks before last frost, plant out 1 week after frost. For fall harvest, transplant 10 weeks before first frost, without additional protection. Harden off outside and reduce water 2-3 days before planting out after last frost. Direct sow outside after last frost, light frost. Start every three weeks for continued bulb harvest. Dry herb bunches by hanging from ceiling or lay on screens in a dark, dry, ventilated location. Harvest at peak maturity when flowers are just beginning to appear, leaves contain the most essential oils at that time. Seed is harvested by cutting flower heads when seed is green, fully sized, beginning to ripen. Dry seed heads upside down in a paper bag for a week. Soil pH 6.1-7.0. Hardiness zones 6. Biennial.

Average 6,300-9,500 seeds per ounce. Usual seed life: 4 years. Isolation distance for seed saving: 1/2 mile.

Planting Depth 1/4-1/2”
Soil Temp. Germ. 50-75˚F
Days to Germ. 7-10
Plant Spacing 6”
Row Spacing 12-18”
Days To Maturity 75
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained
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