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Organic Fennel, Bronze (1 oz)

Organic Fennel, Bronze (1 oz)

Anise Flavored Leaves and Seed

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

USDA Certified Organic
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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 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.
Buy with confidence and plant the best!

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.29 lb

Dimensions: 8.0"L x 4.0"W x 2.0"H

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

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Summer
Growth Habit : Upright
Life Cycle : Annual
Plant Family : Umbelliferae (Parsley)
Plant Usage : Attracts Bees/Butterflies
Plant Usage : Attracts Beneficial Insects
Plant Usage : Culinary Herb
Plant Usage : Ornamental
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Bulk
Soil pH : 5.1 - 5.5
Soil pH : 5.6 - 6.0
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Soil pH : 7.1 - 7.5
Soil pH : 7.6 - 8.0
Starting Location : Direct Sow
Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
Sun Requirements : Full Sun
Useful Plant Part : Leaves
Useful Plant Part : Seed

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.

Useful Information

Guarantee

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).

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