Fennel: Smoky Bronze

Fennel: Smoky Bronze - Seeds & Bulbs

Bronze Fennel
(Foeniculum vulgare)

This bronze fennel is an absolutely stunning, hard-to-find fennel used primarily for it's ornamental value and tasty foliage and seeds. Plants grow to four feet tall with feathery, smoky purple foliage. These plants are beautiful when accented with pink and white roses or any other contrasting flower color. A must for a butterfly garden - swallowtails lay eggs on fennel. Cut foliage can be used as greenery in flower arrangements.

Plant Type: Annual
When to Sow Outside: Two weeks before average last frost date or later.
When to Sow Inside: Not Necessary
Seed Depth: 1/4"
Seed Spacing: 1"
Row Spacing: 10"
Days to Emerge: 14
Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 10" apart.

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