Seeds - Fennel, Bronze OG (SGH)


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Description: This non-bulbing fennel is an attractive, gourmet addition to the herb garden. Ferny, anise-flavoured foliage lends a fresh element to summertime home-cooking.

Pack Size: 0.5 g

Latin Name: Foeniculum vulgare ‘Purpureum’
Main Uses: Culinary
Zone Hardiness: Zone 5
Exposure: Full sun
Height: 60 - 90 cm (24 - 35 in)

Germination Instructions: Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil - peat or coir pots are ideal. For best results, apply Sea Magic™ kelp from the first watering. Apply a seedling-starter fertilizer such as Evolve Seedling once the second set of true leaves has appeared, and then alternate between the kelp and seedling starter until transplant. Transplant outdoors after danger of frost has passed. Prefers well-drained rich soil. Has a tendency to self-seed.

Harvesting: Harvest foliage any time, snipping with sharp scissors.

Growing in Containers: Well-suited to larger pots (12 inches and up).

Growing in Mixed Planters: Well suited for larger mixed planters. Think square foot gardening!

Beneficials Attracted to this Plant: Swallowtail Butterflies use Bronze Fennel as a host plant.

Suitability for Indoors: Only suited as a micro-green indoors.

Exposure: The brightest location available, or grow lights.

What about Grow Lights? T5 full-spectrum lights are ideal for this crop.

General Indoor Care: Start fresh seeds in fall if planning to winter indoors.

Indoor Container Suggestions: Deep pot - minimum 6" wide.

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