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Please note due to COVID-19 our gardens & retail stores are currently closed until further notice. Members can still buy online, stay safe and keep on gardening.

FENNEL 'FLORENCE'

FENNEL 'FLORENCE'

Foeniculum vulgare dulce
Member $3.95
With soft feathery leaves that add a subtle anise flavour to simple dishes and seeds that can be used in vinegars and pickles, Fennel Florence produces edible bulbs that can be roasted, sauteed or eaten raw. The plant also helps in the war against cabbage white butterfly - the flowers attract a native wasp that is a natural predator of this vegie garden pest.
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SEEDS: S313
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Growing Information

Sow direct in Autumn-Spring
Height To 40cm
Position in FULL SUN
180 Seeds Per Packet
BIENNIAL
Space at 20cm
Thirsty plant
80% Germination Rate

Growing Tips

Read the seed packet to find out how far apart to sow your seeds.

FENNEL 'FLORENCE'

Foeniculum vulgare dulce
Member $3.95
With soft feathery leaves that add a subtle anise flavour to simple dishes and seeds that can be used in vinegars and pickles, Fennel Florence produces edible bulbs that can be roasted, sauteed or eaten raw. The plant also helps in the war against cabbage white butterfly - the flowers attract a native wasp that is a natural predator of this vegie garden pest.
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SEEDS: S313
Due to quarantine, cannot post to TAS, Overseas
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