Every part of the sweet fennel plant is edible. A perennial plant which has an aniseed fragrance and flavour, the seeds are used in cooking sauces, breads, meats, fish and other savoury 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 and 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 2m high. Will stunt the growth of nearby plants, particulary beans, coriander and tomatoes. Use a mulch around base to keep plant moist.
Basilea Living Herbs
Basilea Farm, Burpengary grows pesticide-free sweet fennel seedlings, available locally in Brisbane and Moreton Bay, South East Queensland, Australia.
Pot Size 50mm
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Choose a local Brisbane stockist for collection from the list below.
$8 delivery fee
Order by Wednesday each week, collect Friday
Find stockist addresses & opening hours
Annerley - Sam Coco Trading
Aspley - T-Bones Food Market
Chermside West - Rode Fresh
Everton Park - Charlie's Fresh Fruit
Kenmore - Kenmore Fresh
Oxley - Blunder Road Country Market
Paddington - Rosalie Gourmet Market
Rothwell - Northside Discount Fruit Barn
Samford Valley - Samford Valley Garden Centre
West End - The Stores Grocer
Windsor - Zone Fresh
Choose Burpengary - Basilea Farm for collection
$0 delivery fee
Order by Wednesday each week, collect Saturday, 9am-10am only from Basilea Farm, 135 Hawthorn Road, Burpengary