|Plant Type:||Hardy biennial/perennial|
|Good Companion:||Useful companion plant in vegetable garden|
|Bad Companion:||Beans, caraway, coriander, dill and tomatoes|
€2.00 – €5.00
Fully hardy, clump-forming biennial/perennial with long glossy finely divided aromatic leaves. Small yellow flowers form umbels in summer followed by oval seeds. An architectural plant with attractive seed head, can be left to overwinter as food for birds and looks well when frosted. Self seeds readily and helps to deter aphids
Cultivation: Grow in well-drained soil in full sun
Height & Spread: 2m x 45cm
Culinary Uses: Leaves are used in salads, garnishes and flavourings, especially with fish. Seeds are used as flavouring in breads, biscuits, stuffing and sausages. Fennel is often used to make herbal teas said to aid digestion.