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Organic Dill

Organic Dill

Ethereal Fronds, Hinting at Gentle Sweetness

Dill (Anethum graveolens) is a versatile herb renowned for its feathery leaves and distinctive flavor profile. Widely used in culinary arts, its fresh, aromatic leaves add a delicate, slightly sweet taste to dishes. Commonly employed in pickling, dill complements cucumbers, enhancing the classic dill pickle flavor. With a flavor profile reminiscent of anise and celery, this annual herb thrives in well-drained soil and full sunlight. Dill's unique taste and aromatic quality make it a cherished addition to salads, sauces, and seafood dishes.

Sustainably grown in 2.75" pots

Selecting the Right Location: 

Choose a sunny location for growing dill, as it thrives in full sun to partial shade. Ensure the site receives at least 6-8 hours of sunlight daily. Dill prefers well-drained soil with a pH level between 5.5 and 6.5. Amending heavy clay soils with organic matter such as compost can improve drainage and soil structure. 

Transplanting Dill Seedlings: 

Plant dill seedlings outdoors after the danger of frost has passed and soil temperatures have warmed to at least 60°F (15°C). Space seedlings 12-18 inches apart in rows or clusters. 

Watering and Care: 

Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged, as dill prefers evenly moist conditions. Water deeply whenever the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Mulch around dill plants to help retain moisture, suppress weeds, and regulate soil temperature. Organic mulches such as straw or shredded leaves work well. 

Fertilizing Dill: 

Dill is a relatively light feeder and does not require heavy fertilization. Incorporate organic compost into the soil before planting to provide essential nutrients. Avoid over-fertilizing dill, as excessive nitrogen can lead to lush foliage but poor flavor. Side-dress with compost or a dilute liquid fertilizer once or twice during the growing season if necessary. 

Pruning and Harvesting Dill: 

Pinch off the growing tips of dill plants regularly to encourage bushy growth and prevent flowering. Removing flower buds promptly helps prolong the harvest period and maintains optimal flavor. Harvest dill leaves as needed throughout the growing season. Use sharp scissors or pruning shears to snip off individual leaves or stems just above a leaf node. Avoid stripping all the leaves from a single stem to ensure continued growth. 

Pest and Disease Management: 

Monitor dill plants regularly for signs of pests such as aphids, caterpillars, or leaf miners. Handpick any pests or use organic insecticidal soap as needed. Practice good garden hygiene by removing and disposing of any diseased or infested plant material promptly. Avoid overhead watering to minimize the risk of fungal diseases. 

Saving Dill Seeds: 

To save dill seeds for future plantings, allow a few plants to flower and set seeds towards the end of the growing season. Dill flowers are small, yellow, and appear in umbrella-shaped clusters. Once the seeds have matured and turned brown, carefully harvest the seed heads and allow them to dry completely in a warm, well-ventilated area. Thresh the dried seed heads to remove the seeds and store them in a cool, dry place in airtight containers until ready to plant. 

Using Fresh Dill: 

Fresh dill leaves and seeds are prized for their distinctive flavor and aroma, which complements a wide range of dishes, including salads, soups, sauces, and pickles. Dill pairs well with fish, poultry, eggs, potatoes, cucumbers, and yogurt, making it a versatile herb in the kitchen. 

Growing dill is a gratifying experience that rewards gardeners with an abundant supply of fresh, flavorful herbs throughout the growing season. By following these guidelines for planting, caring for, and harvesting dill, you can enjoy a bountiful harvest of aromatic leaves and seeds that enhance the taste and aroma of your favorite dishes. Whether used fresh, dried, or frozen, dill adds depth and complexity to culinary creations and is a must-have herb in any kitchen garden.

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Description

Dill (Anethum graveolens) is a versatile herb renowned for its feathery leaves and distinctive flavor profile. Widely used in culinary arts, its fresh, aromatic leaves add a delicate, slightly sweet taste to dishes. Commonly employed in pickling, dill complements cucumbers, enhancing the classic dill pickle flavor. With a flavor profile reminiscent of anise and celery, this annual herb thrives in well-drained soil and full sunlight. Dill's unique taste and aromatic quality make it a cherished addition to salads, sauces, and seafood dishes.

Sustainably grown in 2.75" pots

Selecting the Right Location: 

Choose a sunny location for growing dill, as it thrives in full sun to partial shade. Ensure the site receives at least 6-8 hours of sunlight daily. Dill prefers well-drained soil with a pH level between 5.5 and 6.5. Amending heavy clay soils with organic matter such as compost can improve drainage and soil structure. 

Transplanting Dill Seedlings: 

Plant dill seedlings outdoors after the danger of frost has passed and soil temperatures have warmed to at least 60°F (15°C). Space seedlings 12-18 inches apart in rows or clusters. 

Watering and Care: 

Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged, as dill prefers evenly moist conditions. Water deeply whenever the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Mulch around dill plants to help retain moisture, suppress weeds, and regulate soil temperature. Organic mulches such as straw or shredded leaves work well. 

Fertilizing Dill: 

Dill is a relatively light feeder and does not require heavy fertilization. Incorporate organic compost into the soil before planting to provide essential nutrients. Avoid over-fertilizing dill, as excessive nitrogen can lead to lush foliage but poor flavor. Side-dress with compost or a dilute liquid fertilizer once or twice during the growing season if necessary. 

Pruning and Harvesting Dill: 

Pinch off the growing tips of dill plants regularly to encourage bushy growth and prevent flowering. Removing flower buds promptly helps prolong the harvest period and maintains optimal flavor. Harvest dill leaves as needed throughout the growing season. Use sharp scissors or pruning shears to snip off individual leaves or stems just above a leaf node. Avoid stripping all the leaves from a single stem to ensure continued growth. 

Pest and Disease Management: 

Monitor dill plants regularly for signs of pests such as aphids, caterpillars, or leaf miners. Handpick any pests or use organic insecticidal soap as needed. Practice good garden hygiene by removing and disposing of any diseased or infested plant material promptly. Avoid overhead watering to minimize the risk of fungal diseases. 

Saving Dill Seeds: 

To save dill seeds for future plantings, allow a few plants to flower and set seeds towards the end of the growing season. Dill flowers are small, yellow, and appear in umbrella-shaped clusters. Once the seeds have matured and turned brown, carefully harvest the seed heads and allow them to dry completely in a warm, well-ventilated area. Thresh the dried seed heads to remove the seeds and store them in a cool, dry place in airtight containers until ready to plant. 

Using Fresh Dill: 

Fresh dill leaves and seeds are prized for their distinctive flavor and aroma, which complements a wide range of dishes, including salads, soups, sauces, and pickles. Dill pairs well with fish, poultry, eggs, potatoes, cucumbers, and yogurt, making it a versatile herb in the kitchen. 

Growing dill is a gratifying experience that rewards gardeners with an abundant supply of fresh, flavorful herbs throughout the growing season. By following these guidelines for planting, caring for, and harvesting dill, you can enjoy a bountiful harvest of aromatic leaves and seeds that enhance the taste and aroma of your favorite dishes. Whether used fresh, dried, or frozen, dill adds depth and complexity to culinary creations and is a must-have herb in any kitchen garden.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Cannot ship to the following states: AK, HI, PR, VI, GU

Shipping Weight: 0.5 lb

Dimensions: 2.75"L x 2.75"W x 6.0"H

Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Attracts Beneficial Insects
  • Does Not Require Support
  • Edible Flower
  • Good Cut Flower
  • Good for Drying
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Useful for Ornamental

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
USDA Growing Zone: 3 - 10
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Summer
Approximate Harvest Time : Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Spring
Growth Habit : Upright
Plant Usage : Attracts Bees/Butterflies
Plant Usage : Attracts Beneficial Insects
Plant Usage : Culinary Herb
Plant Usage : Ornamental
soil ph : 5.5 - 6.5

Planting & Care

Soil and Water: Dill favors sandy, loamy soil with good drainage and even moisture.

Planting and Growing: Plant Organic Dill starts outdoors after the danger of frost has passed and soil temperatures have warmed to at least 50°F (10°C). Space plants 8-12 inches apart in rows or clusters. 

Harvesting and Storage: Use the lush green foliage fresh or dried for its distinct flavor and aroma and use the flower heads for pickling.

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We guarantee the perishable items we sell to be in good, viable condition when we sell them. Perishable items include, but are not limited to, garlic bulbs, flower bulbs, seed potatoes, onion sets & transplants, potted or bare root trees, vegetable crowns, etc. If your perishable item arrives in substandard condition, take photographs and please contact us within 3 days of the purchase date (or delivery date) and we will provide you with a refund of the purchase price (excluding shipping costs), or a replacement. Accordingly, we urge you to open any boxes marked as ""Perishable"" immediately upon receiving them and inspect the shipment thoroughly (do not crack open heads of garlic, we do not accept claims on cracked garlic). Because some perishable items can deteriorate very quickly, we cannot accept any claims beyond the 3-day time frame as it becomes too difficult to determine if these items were delivered in substandard condition, or if they turned into such substandard condition because of having been improperly cared for or stored once delivered.

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