A beautiful bronze colored flower which makes a nice companion for gardens. The flowers, rather than the bulb are used for cooking. Scent is more delicate than other fennels.
Grown at Invincible Summer Farms, Southold, NY
A packet sows a 10 ft row (200 seeds)
Scatter fennel seeds thinly (5-6 seeds per foot) and cover by 1/4 inch. You can carefully transplant fennel. Fennel requires full sun and moist soil. Flowering generally requires overwintering in the field and will flowers and seeds in early summer. Herb fennel is very cold hardy.