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Fennel Seeds - Zefa Fino
£1.79
Fennel Seeds - Zefa Fino

Fennel Seeds - Zefa Fino

Foeniculum vulgare

A good fennel for garden use. The bases of the leaves swell up to form a delicious 'bulb' of celery-like taste with a hint of aniseed. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. This variety trialled, tested and recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany.

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Sowing Time Late May to July Flower / Fruit from Mid August-October
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Can be cooked or used raw

A good fennel for garden use. The bases of the leaves swell up to form a delicious 'bulb' of celery-like taste with a hint of aniseed. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. This variety trialled, tested and recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany.

Colour:Multi

Resistance to Disease:False

Seeds:True

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:False

Aftercare - Moderate:True

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:False

Height:51-60cm

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Spacing:41-50cm

Organic:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:True

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:True

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:True

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:True

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:True

Prefers Full Sun:True

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:False

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:False

Hardy Annual:False

Half Hardy Annual:False

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:True

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False

Shrub:False

Butterflies:False

Birds:False

Bees:False

Sow in drills 45cm (1½') apart from late May to July directly into soil, harvest mid August-October. Thin out to 20cm (8") apart and earth up to blanch the 'bulbs'. Row 9m (30'). Keep well watered.

HEALTH BENEFITS - Rich in Potassium - Regulates heart rhythm, nerve impulses and muscle function, & Folic Acid - required for the absorption of iron - important for healthy blood and the production of DNA maintaining cell structure. COOKING HINTS - Aniseed taste. Use raw in salads or boiled. The young seedlings make a pungent salad similar to mustard. Love the taste of sweet aniseed flavour when raw or cooked or on the BBQ.

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