Fennel plant growing 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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Requirements for Fennel plant growing and care:
More than -2C
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
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
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:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Yellow flowers grow in inflorescence umbel shape and attract pollinator
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Fennel plant fruits?
Work requirements on the fruit:
Pick the fruits and separate the seeds
How long does it take to bear fruit?
Half year +-
Leaves harvesting season:
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