How to grow Fennel plant

Fennel plant grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Foeniculum also known as Fennel plant, Fennel plant perennial evergreen but can be grown as annual plant also used as medicinal ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone: 3-9 (annual) 9-11 (perennial).

Fennel plant leaves

Leaves edible the color green in the base of the leaf it’s white and the size can be 1-6 cm growing in groups, the shape of the leaf narrow pinnate kind of feathery leaves, the base of the plant the white stems look like bulb

Flower color yellow in inflorescence umbel shape and attract pollinator

Fruit is cover of seed from 5–10 mm oval shape

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How to grow Fennel plant growing and care:

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What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Can be invasive

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Lepidoptera, Aphids

Pruning season:
Spring or autumn

How to prune:
Dead leaves, if there is no plan to use the seeds possible to prune the inflorescence

Size of the plant?
0.8-1.6 m, 32-64 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Yellow flowers grow in inflorescence umbel shape and attract pollinator

Pollination is done by:

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, Aphids

What can be done with big quantities of Fennel plant fruits?
Spice, beverage

Work requirements on the fruit:
Pick the fruits and separate the seeds

How long does it take to bear fruit?
Half year +-

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
All year

How to harvest the leaves?
Ban be cut part of the leaf or all leaf from the base of the plant

Information about leaves:
Green leaf and the size can be 1-6 cm growing in groups, the shape of the leaf narrow pinnate kind of feathery leaves

Uses of Fennel plant leaves:
Herb, eaten raw, salad, medicinal

Scientific name:

Foeniculum vulgare

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Blooming Seasons
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible leaves
  • Edible Seeds
  • Edible Stem / Wood
Culinary uses
  • Cooked
  • Herbs
  • Leafy vegetables
  • Pickles
  • Salad
  • Spices
Flower colors
  • Yellow flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Spring Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
  • Winter harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental leaves
Plant growing speed
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 3
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9