Feathery foliage with sweet flavor. Nonbulbing type. Medicinal: Seeds used in teas and tinctures as a digestive aid, expectorant, and a spleen, kidney, and reproductive tonic. Organically grown. Avg. 9,500 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.
Vigorous and uniform strain is slow to bolt. Nonbulbing type. Leaves are a nice addition to salads, cole slaws, and dressings. Medicinal: Seeds are used in teas and tinctures as a digestive aid, expectorant, and a spleen, kidney, and reproductive tonic.. Organically grown. Avg. 11,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.
(Foeniculum vulgare) This is the Anise flavored vegetable that Italians love. Large 1 to 2-lb bulbs are delicious in soups, sauteed, baked and raw in salads. This Italian cultivar is fairly early. The authentic "Finocchio" for growers of quality. Contains 200 heirloom seeds
Absolutely stunning perennial herb! Flowering midsummer with umbels of small sulphur-yellow flowers this herb has attractive airy, feathery, fern-like foliage. It is bronze to smoky purple in color with sprigs adding wonderful flavor to salad, fish dishes and sauces. The seeds can be used in soups, cakes and bread. It attracts butterflies, bees and many beneficial insects. Also a main food source for Swallowtails, butterflies and caterpillars. Z5-9 as a perennial, 4 and north as an annual. Foeniculum vulgare.
Excellent yields of quality, smooth, almost round, pure white bulbs with an enticing aniseed flavor. Neater foliage and a much improved resistance to bolting. Excellent shredded raw in salads or as a braised vegetable, especially when served with fish.
Latin name: Foeniculum vulgare dulce GB Cultural info: A / Ht 3-5' / Spacing 12 / Seed code: O Seeds per pkt: 210 Description: 40 days for leaves; 70 for seed. Easy-to-grow source of fennel leaf and seed for salad mixes, pasta sauces, meat and fish dishes, and herbal teas. (For the larger, more exacting bulbing fennel, please see the vegetable section). Beautiful in the garden, and a great attractor of butterflies and pest-eating beneficial insects, this fennel can be planted anytime from early spring to early fall. Grown for the large white stem base or bulb which is considered…
90 days from sowing. Every part of this compact, ultra-tender Florence Fennel is aromatic, and the leaves are as delicious as the bulb! Unlike most other Florence Fennels, Zefa Fino stays small, so that the bulb keeps a succulent texture ? never tough or woody. And the white blooms contribute to the beauty of this yummy vegetable!The show begins in spring, when small white blooms top the glossy, hollow stalks of the plant. The edible bulb forms at the base, rising above the soil line to show off its beauty. Reaching 3 to 5 inches across, it harvests easily because…
Attractive plants with bronze-tinged lacy foliage, a unique color for garden borders. Does not form an edible bulb like Florence Fennel, used instead as a garnish or added to salads. Tender perennial grown as an annual, 3-4' tall. Sow seeds indoors just beneath surface of soil. Transplant outdoors after danger of frost has passed. Prefers well-drained rich soil. Has a tendency to self-seed.
Called Finnocchio in Italy. Broad overlapping leaf bases form large bulb-like enlargements at the base of the stem. Celery-like stalks need a steady supply of water and have mild licorice flavor. Feathery dill-like leaves. Plants grow to 3' tall. Tender perennial grown as an annual. Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Transplant outdoors after the danger of frost has passed. Harvest before plant blooms to keep bulb from becoming tough. Prefers well-drained rich soil.
Foeniculum vulgare 75 days. This superior selection was developed in Europe, especially for cool northern climates. It's a proven all-around fennel for growing spring through autumn. Perfection produces a uniformly round medium-sized bulb that is fleshy, tender, and crisp. Nice anise taste; resists bolting.
(F1) 75 days fall harvested, 250 days overwintered. This short-day overwintering type of fennel is delicious braised, grilled, in au gratin, or raw in salads. The fresh anise flavor moderates somewhat when cooked. The large, round, white bulbs elongate slightly in northern areas. Bred for winter and spring harvest. Try a simple salad of thinly sliced fennel dressed with olive oil, sea salt, fresh ground pepper, and a dash of lemon juice. Top with shaved Asiago cheese curls. Approximately 40 seeds per 1/4 gram.
(80-90 days) The classic finocchio introduced from Italy over 100 years ago produces slightly elongated, flat bulbs with sweet anise flavor. Tolerant to bolting when spring sown. Leave some to go to flower to attract beneficial insects. USDA Zones 4-9