Velaiti Saunf, Star Anise - Plant

The flowers are produced in terminal compound umbels 5-15 cm wide, each umbel section with 20-50 tiny yellow flowers on short stalks.


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About Velaiti Saunf

Fennel is a highly aromatic biennial herb, erect, shining green, and grows to 2.5 m tall, with hollow stems. The leaves grow up to 40 cm long; they are finely dissected, with the ultimate segments filament-like, about 0.5 mm wide.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Fennel, Sweet fennel, Florence fennel, Finocchio, Moti saunf
Maximum Reachable Height 24-36 in
Flower Colour yellow
Bloom Time July to August
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Spare the fertilizer.
  • Work the soil well before you plant, mixing in a little fertilizer, and that should be enough.
  • Deadhead peony blossoms as soon as they begin to fade, cutting to a strong leaf so that the stem doesn’t stick out of the foliage.
  • Cut the foliage to the ground in the fall to avoid any overwintering disease.

    Velaiti Saunf care

    Grow peonies in deep, fertile, humus-rich, moist soil that drains well. Soil pH should be neutral.
    The soil will benefit from the addition of organic material in the planting hole. If the soil is heavy or very sandy, enrich it with compost.
    Incorporate about 1 cup of bonemeal into the soil. Tamp soil firmly.

    Sunlight Full Sun
    Watering Medium
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature 25º F
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Velaiti Saunf special feature

    Fennel is used in Indian cooking.

    Velaiti Saunf uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • Foeniculum vulgare (Apiaceae) commonly known as fennel is a well known and important medicinal and aromatic plant widely used as carminative, digestive, lactogogue and diuretic and in treating respiratory and gastrointestinal disorders

    Culinary Use:

    • Fennel is used in Indian cooking
    • It is an essential ingredient while making biryani, the delicious aromatic rice preparation

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Velaiti Saunf?

    Velaiti Saunf is commonly known as Fennel, Sweet fennel, Florence fennel, Finocchio, Moti saunf

    How tall do Velaiti Saunf grow?

    On average Velaiti Saunf grows 24-36 in

    What color are Velaiti Saunf?

    A Velaiti Saunf plant bears flowers of color yellow

    When Velaiti Saunf blooms?

    With enough light, Velaiti Saunf may produce yellow flowers in July to August

    How hard is Velaiti Saunf to grow?

    A Velaiti Saunf is easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Velaiti Saunf need?

    A Velaiti Saunf prefers Full Sun

    How much water does a Velaiti Saunf need?

    A Velaiti Saunf prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Velaiti Saunf need?

    A Velaiti Saunf prefers well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Velaiti Saunf like?

    A Velaiti Saunf prefers 25º F

    How often should I fertilize my Velaiti Saunf?

    To encourage Velaiti Saunf growth, Apply any organic fertilizer


    Saturday, 07 December 2019

    Plant is in very good condition.....Vase is good ..... Packaging is ok..... Jelly balls were broken....


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