Clone East, Monamolin, Gorey, Ireland, Y25 H721
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Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)


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.


SKU: N/A Category: Product ID: 2194


Family: Apiaceae
Plant Type: Hardy biennial/perennial
Good Companion: Useful companion plant in vegetable garden
Bad Companion: Beans, caraway, coriander, dill and tomatoes


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