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Fennel Sweet Florence (Feoniculum vulgare Mill)

Description

Fennel seeds - Sweet Florence

Sweet Florence is the old traditional variety of Fennel which is best used for later summer sowings when bolting is not normally a problem. It has a fine flavour and the leaves can be used as a herb in fish dishes etc.

Product Part Number: 12202

Pack Size: 375 Seeds

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Price (Inc. VAT): £1.70

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When to Sow Sweet Florence Fennel

April to May 

Where to Sow

Sow direct into 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 earth up around them to preserve the whiteness and flavour.

Maturity

Bulbs ready from September and October, Leaves can be used from July.

Handy Tip

The whole plant has a flavour, leaves for fish dishes, stems and bulbs raw in salads or braised as a vegetable.

Nutritional Values

Rich in antioxidant flavonoides and vitamin C as well as a good source of fibre.
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