Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Cut flowers to promote additional bloom and avoid unwanted self-seeding. Plants will easily self seed and spread. Fennel is a larval plant for certain swallowtail butterflies.
|Sow:||Start indoors 4 weeks before last frost; can direct sow in late Spring|
|Sow depth:||1/4 – 1/2″|
|Days to Germinate:||7-14|
|Days to harvest:||50-60 Leaf, 85-105 Seed|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
|Special Properties:||Deep tap root, attracts bees and butterflies (Swallowtail habitat)|