Description for Dill Hercules
Dill is a small herb that typically grows to between 18-24 inches in height. They have feathery leaves that are blueish green in color and have clusters of very small yellow flowers. They make great plants for herb gardens.
Planting and care
Caring for Dill Hercules
- Fertilize dill plant in spring, this will ensure hearty growth throughout the summer.
- Dill can be grown inside during the winter months but should be exposed to five to six hours of sunlight daily.
Typical uses of Dill Hercules
Culinary use: Dill is one of the oldest known culinary herbs around. It is best known as a pickling herb for cucumbers, green beans, carrots, and beets. It can also use in cooking with fish, lamb, pork, poultry. Seeds are used to add a zest to breads, cheeses, dips, and salad dressings. Also used as an herb butter, to spice up sour cream, in many sauces and cream cheese, and in various dips.
Medicinal use: Its tea is used to treat insomnia and digestive problems. Dill oil is used in pharmaceuticals, these essential oils extracted from dill are used as a remedy to relief painful intestinal spasms and muscular cramps and as an aid to alleviate colic in children.
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