WHEN TO SOW
April to May
Where to Sow
Sow direct into the vegetable plot, sow seeds thinly along rows 2cm (3/4in) deep and 30-45cm (12-18in) between the rows.
What to do next
Fennel does not like root disturbance so should not be transplanted. Thin seedlings as soon as large enough to handle to 25-30cm (10-12in) apart. Water well until plants are established. As the swollen stems start to develop, gradually build the earth up around them to preserve the whiteness and flavour.
Bulbs are ready from September and October, Leaves can be used from July.
The whole plant has a flavour, leaves for fish dishes, stems and bulbs raw in salads or braised as a vegetable.
Rich in antioxidant flavonoids and vitamin C as well as a good source of fibre.
- Article number5003
- Quantity per pack375
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