Foeniculum vulgare - Fennel

Hardy / perennial / teas, spice plant/ seeds need 20-30 days for germination / H. up to 200cm/ sunny position / well drained humus rich soil / blossom colour yellow / flowering time 8, 9

Fennel is found in Mediterranean Europe and Asia. It has been cultivated as a vegetable and herb since Classical times. All its parts are aromatic, with a scent and flavour of anise.