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Fennel

Bronze Fennel

Description

Sweet licorice flavor; can be used in place of Green Fennel in any recipe. Soft, wispy leaves with their unique bronze color add visual interest in gardens. Host plant for Swallowtail Caterpillars. Differs from the vegetable Fennel variety- the herb variety is a perennial, where the vegetable form is an annual.

Growth

To height of 4’

Light

Full sun or partial shade

Hardiness

Perennial in zones 5-11

Uses

Butterfly plant, Culinary, Medicinal

Suggestions

Goes very well with fish- cuts oiliness. Can be used to make tea. Often used in baked goods. Seeds used in Italian sausage. Chop and use in salads.

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