Native Region: Southern Europe
Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum'
Zone Range: 05-09
Preferred Climate: Temperate
Harvest Date: Tuesday 29 September, 2015
Seed count: 30-40
Deep-rooted perennial that produces airy clumps of finely-cut, anise-flavoured glaucous green leaves. Umbels of tiny yellow flowers appear in mid to late summer, followed by aromatic seeds. Height to 6 feet.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed at 13-18 degrees Celsius in spring in situ and thin to space 18 inches aparts. Grow in fertile moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Remove stems before they shed their seeds.