Fennel is a flowering plant species in the carrot family. It is a hardy, perennial herb with yellow flowers and feathery leaves.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
fennel, Florence fennel
Maximum Reachable Height
4.00 to 6.00 feet
June to July
easy to grow
Planting and care
Highly aromatic and slightly odd plant that is a poor companion for everything.
It can grow close to dill, however, they tend to cross pollinate.
On the other hand, fennel attracts a variety of beneficial insects into the garden.
Aphids dislike fennel so they are repelled by it. Fennel is also a flea repellent.
Foeniculum vulgare care
The dark, fine-textured foliage of this short-lived perennial herb combined with its height (up to 6 feet tall) make it a great background for borders or herb gardens. It attracts beneficial insects and feeds the catepillars that morph into swallowtail butterflies.
Apply any organic fertilizer
Foeniculum vulgare special feature
Borders, vegetable gardens, herb gardens, cottage gardens or meadows. Good plant for a butterfly garden.
Foeniculum vulgare uses
The plant is used for ornamental purpose
vulgare), commonly known as Fennel, is a popular medicinal plant with various pharmacological activities mentioned in traditional Iranian medicine (TIM) and modern phytotherapy such as antioxidant, cytotoxic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, bronchodilatory, estrogenic, diuretic, lithontripic, galactogogue,
It is a highly aromatic and flavorful herb with culinary and medicinal uses and, along with the similar-tasting anise, is one of the primary ingredients of absinthe
Florence fennel or finocchio is a selection with a swollen, bulb-like stem base that is used as a vegetable
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Foeniculum vulgare ?
Foeniculum vulgare is commonly known as fennel, Florence fennel
How tall do Foeniculum vulgare grow?
On average Foeniculum vulgare grows 4.00 to 6.00 feet
What color are Foeniculum vulgare ?
A Foeniculum vulgare plant bears flowers of color green
When Foeniculum vulgare blooms?
With enough light, Foeniculum vulgare may produce green flowers in June to July
How hard is Foeniculum vulgare to grow?
A Foeniculum vulgare is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Foeniculum vulgare need?
A Foeniculum vulgare prefers Full sun
How much water does a Foeniculum vulgare need?
A Foeniculum vulgare prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Foeniculum vulgare need?
A Foeniculum vulgare prefers well-drained soil
What temperature does a Foeniculum vulgare like?
A Foeniculum vulgare prefers 25C
How often should I fertilize my Foeniculum vulgare ?
To encourage Foeniculum vulgare growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Monday, 07 October 2019
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