Organic Fennel, Bronze
(1 oz)

Anise Flavored Leaves and Seed

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV5517

$23.99

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$23.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

Fennel -Bronze - Foeniculum vulgare

Tender Perennial Heirloom. Non-bulbing fennel grown for bronze, flavorful leaves and seeds; plant Florence fennel for edible bulbs. Leaves have a springy, anise taste; seeds are used in Italian sausage, Middle Eastern and Indian cuisine. Feathery leaves spread out as edible landscaping backdrop for vegetables or flowers. Self-sows readily.

Did You Know?Swallowtail butterflies use this as both egg site and larvae food.

Soil and Water:Rich, well-drained soil. Prefers moist condition but will tolerates drought. Grows in wide range of acid to alkaline soil pH 4.8-8.2.

Planting and Growing:Soak seeds for 4 days. Sow directly in spring or fall, or start indoors. Press on damp soil surface indoors and plant 1/2" deep outdoors. Cut to ground after hard frost. Has tap root, divide in fall. Hardy zones 4-9.

Harvesting and Storage: Yellow flowers attract beneficial insects. Harvest and dry for seeds at end of season.

Soil Temperature: 65-75°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 10-15 Days
Height At Maturity: 2'-4'
Days to Maturity: 50-60 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 12"
Approx Seeds per Ounce: 11,205 Seeds

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Attracts Beneficial Insects
  • Cold Hardy, Down to 25 °F
  • Fragrant
  • Good Cut Flower
  • Good for Drying
  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Plant Spreads
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant
  • Useful for Ornamental

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes 1 oz Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Beneficial Insects, Culinary Herb, Ornamental Germination Requirements Soaking
Life Cycle Annual Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer, Early Fall Ideal Soil Temperature 65-75°F
Days to Maturity 50 - 60 Days Sun Requirements Full Sun
Useful Plant Part Leaves, Seed Growth Habit Upright
Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant Plant Family Umbelliferae (Parsley)
Soil pH 5.1 - 8.0
Seed Unit Sizes 1 oz
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Beneficial Insects, Culinary Herb, Ornamental
Germination Requirements Soaking
Life Cycle Annual
Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer, Early Fall
Ideal Soil Temperature 65-75°F
Days to Maturity 50 - 60 Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Useful Plant Part Leaves, Seed
Growth Habit Upright
Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Umbelliferae (Parsley)
Soil pH 5.1 - 8.0

Planting & Care

Soil and Water:Rich, well-drained soil. Prefers moist condition but will tolerates drought. Grows in wide range of acid to alkaline soil pH 4.8-8.2.

Planting and Growing:Soak seeds for 4 days. Sow directly in spring or fall, or start indoors. Press on damp soil surface indoors and plant 1/2" deep outdoors. Cut to ground after hard frost. Has tap root, divide in fall. Hardy zones 4-9.

Harvesting and Storage: Yellow flowers attract beneficial insects. Harvest and dry for seeds at end of season.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.10 lbs. Dimensions: 8"L x 4"W x 2"H

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