Every part of the fennel plant is edible. A perennial plant which has a aniseed fragrance and flavour, seeds are used in cooking sauces, breads, meats inc fish and other savory (and sweet) dishes. The leaves can be added to salads and finely chopped added to vegetables. Cook as a root vegetable. Aids digestion by relaxing smooth muscles of the digestive walls. Has been used for upset stomach, colic, flatulence. Use seeds in moderation if you have a history of allergies or skin sensitivities and avoid during pregnancy.
Plant in full-sun, grows in a wide variety of soil types. Feathery leaves, it grows to 2mtrs high. Will stunt the growth of nearby plants, particulary beans, coriander and tomatoes. Use a mulch around base to keep plant moist.
Pot Size 50mm
Fennel - sweet
Pick-Up from Farm Gate, must be arranged ahead of time. We will contact you when order is received. *Delivery available to some areas. If you prefer delivery, leave us a message in check-out with your suburb and we will be in touch. A small delivery fee may apply.
This can be made up of any plants in-stock.