Heirloom Vegetable and Herb Seeds for the Backyard Gardener

Fennel - Florence


Fennel - Florence

Foeniculum vulgare

A plant of the carrot family with feathery leaves and robust bulb. Fennel has a strong aniseed flavour and is grown for both the bulb and seeds.

Sow 1cm deep direct in the garden; Space 30 cm apart; Germination period between 7-10 days; Soil temperatures between 10˚C and 25˚C; Harvest time approx. 14 - 15 weeks.

For best results, plant in rich, well drained  soil in full sun. Fennel is a tall growing plant that can reach up to 1.5m in height. If growing for seed, the heads will need staking for support. 

Seed quantity - 150