Fennel

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Foeniculum vulgare

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 Vegetable (Florence Fennel) Foeniculum vulgare var dulce.  Florence fennel goes will with egg and fish dishes

Grows well in rich soils

Herb flourishes in wild areas – both seeds and fronds can be eaten

Dislikes transplanting so sow direct in spring.

Fennel can inhibit other plant growth, particularly bush beans, tomatoes, kohlrabi, even dill or coriander which are from the same family

Full sun, free draining

likes Lime

Don not let it get waterlogged

Large root system

 

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Others: Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Iron, Sulphur, Boron