Sweet Fennel seed Foeniculum vulgare dulce

NAME: Florence Fennel
 
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Sweet Fennel
 
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Foeniculum Vulgare var. Azoricum
 
COLOR: Yellow
 
PLANT SEEDS: Outdoors after frost / Indoors weeks before last frost
 
BLOOM TIME: Summer
PLANT HEIGHT: 48 – 72"
 
PLANT SPACING: 15 – 18"
 
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun
 
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average
 
OTHER: Fennel has an anise like scent & flavor. It is commonly used to add flavor to salads, sauces, fish, etc. The celery like stalks can be cooked and eaten as a Vegetable.