Fennel (Bronze)

Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum' | Common Fennel, Foeniculum vulgare 'Bronze'

£2.29

96% (8 Reviews)

This product is produced and supplied in association with Thompson & Morgan

Majestic herb with attractive feathery foliage

Use leaves as a herb or garnish

Use base of stem as a vegetable

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The feathery foliage of this attractive Bronze fennel makes a handsome addition to the herb garden. This versatile hardy perennial herb has a multitude of culinary uses. Add the foliage to salads or use it to garnish fish dishes. Flavour soups, cakes and bread with the aromatic, aniseed tasting fennel seeds. Even the swollen bulbs of fennel can be used as tasty vegetable. Although Fennel is a short-lived perennial, it is generally grown as an annual. Height: 180cm (71”). Spread: 45cm (18”).

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.


1 packet (100 seeds) (23626)

Direct sow fennels seeds outdoors from March to July into well prepared soil in full sun when temperatures reach around 13-18C (55-64F). Sow seeds thinly into drills 1cm (½") deep and 38cm (15") apart. When fennel seedlings are large enough to handle, thin them out to 30cm (12") apart. Make regular sowings for a successional harvest.

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