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Fennel Zefa Fino (Florence Fennel) [64880]

Fennel Zefa Fino (Florence Fennel)

Foeniculum vulgare

Florence Fennel, also known as finocchio, is an annual which is known mainly for the stem that swells to a "bulb" as it grows.



It can be used raw or cooked. It is very popular in Italian cooking. Florence Fennel is also easy to grow, and a lovely addition to the herb or vegetable garden with it's wispy foliage. The bulb can take months to grow to it's full size, but you can use it at any point.

Annual or Perennial  Annual
Approx days to flower/harvest 120
Height 100cm
Space between plants  30
When to sow Spring, Summer
Seeds per packet Approx 250