Smokey Fennel Organic
Regular price $6.00
Perennial garden fennel that can be used as a medicinal or culinary herb. Smokey Fennel seeds don’t form a bulb like Florence Fennel. Smokey Fennel Organic seeds are CERTIFIED ORGANIC! Smoky Fennel’s lacy bronze foliage is an outstanding ornamental in the garden and in large containers. Feathery fronds have a strong licorice taste that adds flavor to salads, fish, and egg dishes. Harvest fennel seeds in late summer. Fennel is drought tolerant and an important food plant for the swallowtail butterfly. Its flowers are highly attractive to beneficial insects, but they should be cut before the seeds fall in order to prevent self-sowing. This variety can easily grow to 2m (6′) tall.