Fennel Green


Foeniculum vulgare, Common fennel. Deciduous aromatic blue-green in summer foliage, flowers insignificant or absent, yellow in Summer. Uses include Cottage/Informal, Add to salads, Flavouring food and drinks, Beds and borders, Wildlife, Foliage only. Will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.



Plant in moist, fertile soil. Full Sun


General Herb Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if the Herb is well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Herb and area thoroughly
  • Water regular until Herb is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.