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FENNEL, Sweet - 99¢ Cent Heirloom Seeds: Herb


Heirloom Fennel Seeds

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Approximate seed count per packet ( 0.5g = 136 seeds )

Sweet Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare 'Sweet'): Aromatic and Flavorful Herb for Your Garden

Cultivate aromatic and flavorful fennel in your garden with Sweet Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare 'Sweet'). Known for its feathery foliage and distinctive anise-like flavor, this herb adds a delightful touch to culinary creations. Explore the characteristics and optimal growing conditions of Sweet Fennel for a bountiful harvest of this versatile and aromatic herb.

Key Features:

  • Feathery Foliage with Aromatic Scent: Sweet Fennel is prized for its feathery green foliage that releases an aromatic scent. The fragrant leaves add visual appeal to your garden and enhance the overall sensory experience.
  • Distinctive Anise-Like Flavor: Enjoy the distinctive anise-like flavor of Sweet Fennel. The aromatic seeds and foliage are widely used in culinary dishes, imparting a sweet and licorice-like taste to a variety of recipes.
  • Versatile Culinary Uses: Sweet Fennel is a versatile herb used in both savory and sweet dishes. Use it in salads, soups, stews, and desserts to add a unique and flavorful twist to your cooking.
  • Compact Growth Habit: Sweet Fennel has a compact growth habit, making it suitable for gardens with limited space. Plant it in containers, herb gardens, or alongside other vegetables and herbs for easy cultivation.
  • High-Yield Plants: Sweet Fennel plants are known for their high yield of aromatic foliage and seeds. With proper care and optimal growing conditions, you can harvest fresh fennel throughout the growing season.
  • Perennial Herb: Sweet Fennel is a perennial herb, returning year after year when provided with proper care. Although, most gardeners grow fennel as an annual. This makes it a reliable and enduring component of your herb garden.
  • Attracts Beneficial Insects: The flowers of Sweet Fennel attract beneficial insects, making it a valuable addition to your garden. Encourage pollinators like bees and butterflies to visit your garden by planting this herb.
  • Plant Size: Mature plants typically reach a height of 36 to 48 inches, creating a compact and aromatic presence in your garden.

Optimal Growing Conditions:

Cultivate aromatic and flavorful fennel with Sweet Fennel using optimal growing conditions:

  • Soil: Well-drained, fertile soil. Sweet Fennel thrives in soil that provides good drainage and essential nutrients for robust growth and aromatic foliage.
  • Sunlight: Full sun is essential for Sweet Fennel. Plant it in a location where it receives at least 6-8 hours of sunlight daily to promote healthy foliage and concentrated flavor.
  • Watering: Maintain consistent soil moisture for fennel. While fennel is relatively drought-tolerant once established, regular watering helps ensure healthy growth and flavorful leaves and seeds.
  • Companion Planting: Plant Sweet Fennel near vegetables like tomatoes and cabbage to encourage beneficial insects that can help with pest control.

Experience the joy of cultivating aromatic and flavorful fennel in your garden with Sweet Fennel. Order your seeds today and enjoy the delightful taste and aroma of homegrown fennel in your culinary creations.

Sweet Florence Fennel Planting Information

Approximate Seed Counts
Seeds per Oz. Seeds per Lb.
8500 136000
Current Seed Germination Data
Lot # Tested Germination Rate
13850 2022-12-31 85%