Bronze Fennel Herb 12cm

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    Bronze Fennel Herb 12cm
    Bronze Fennel Herb 12cm
    Price £ 4.99

    (Foeniculum vulgare purpureum)

    Please note that this plant will be in the process of dying back for winter, but will reshoot in the spring.

    Height/spread: 2m x 45cm

    Flowers: Large flat umbels of yellow flowers in summer

    Sun/shade: Warm, sunny position

    Soil: Well drained, fertile soil

    Maintenance: Cut back after harvesting seeds to promote new plant growth. When plant has died back in autumn, mulch soil.

    Harvesting: Pick leaves fresh in summer. Harvest seed heads when they change colour from green to brown.

    Cooking uses: Use fresh leaves in salads, stems on BBQs to flavour meats and seeds to flavour lamb, pork & vegetables.

    Medicinal uses: An infusion of the seeds is thought to ease ingestion & heartburn in adults

    Wildlife uses: Fennel is a great plant for attracting hoverflies, which help keep your aphid populations reduced!

    ‘Please note this plant is herbaceous. It will die back in the winter months to reshoot in the spring’

    • SKU code
      204048
    • Manufacturer Code
      2204048
    • Conditions
      Sun / Partial Shade
    • Herb Type
      Fennels
    • Plant Type
      Herb
    • Use With
      Red Meat