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Foeniculum vulgare

Common Fennel

Fennel,sweet Fennel
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Scientific Name Foeniculum vulgare
Principal Common Name Common Fennel
Common Name(s) Fennel,Sweet Fennel
Description Poeniculum vulgare or Common Fennel is grown as a perennial or annual herb used for the licorice-flavored seeds and young leaves.
General Comments Depending on the cultivar, fennel is available in yellowing green foliage and in a bronze to burgundy. It is generally started from seed.
Nativity Mediterranean
Height Range 3 - 0 FT
Spread Range 1 - 0 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Burgundy : Green-Yellow : Light Green
Leaf Texture
Form Shrub
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Time Summer
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Loam : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Flavor : Leaf : Seed : Texture

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