DILL, Fern Leaf

Fern leaf dill is a often used in cooking to flavor dishes such as fish, pork, poultry, cheese, eggs, vegetables, soups and salads. The leaves should be used promptly once harvested and should be clipped rather than ripped to avoid losing the essential oils. Yellow-green flowers bloom in spring and summer. The seeds also have a strong flavor and may be used whole or ground. A great container plant for the patio and often used in the landscape. Plants grow best in moderately rich, well-drained soil. Annual.

Genus:

Anethum

Species:

graveolens

Cultivar:

Fern Leaf

Foliage Color:

Green

Flower Color:

Yellow

Flower Time:

Early to Mid season

Sun Exposure:

Sun

Soil Condition:

Average

Habit:

Upright

Mature Height:

18"

Mature Spread:

15"

Special Uses:

Attracts birds

Attracts birds


Attracts butterflies

Attracts butterflies


Fragrant

Fragrant


Edible

Edible

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