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Binomial Name Foeniculum vulgare
Taxon Species
Description Fennel is a flowering plant species with yellow flowers and feathery leaves. It is grown primarily for its bulbous white base and green leaf stalks, which have a mild, fresh licorice flavor. It's base and stalks are delicious roasted, grilled, or eaten fresh. Do not let fennel go to seed: it can become invasive.
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growing Degree Days
Sowing Method Direct seed outdoors, or sow indoors and harden off before transplanting outside
Spread (diameter) 60 centimeters
Row Spacing 15 centimeters
Height 60 centimeters