FOENICULUM vulgare

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FOENICULUM vulgare

Fennel (Hui-Xiang)

Select Item No. FA008

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Apiaceae
Origin: Mediterranean region, Middle East: waste areas, nutrient poor grasslands, roadsides.
Special Features: Yellow umbels, TCM plant. Medicinal Plant of the Year 2009 in Germany.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z9
Foliage: pinnate, lanceolate, deeply divided, soft, light to medium green
Growth Habit: clumping
Height with Flowers: 100 - 120 cm
Spacing between Plants: 60 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average / warm
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / tea herb / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 8 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
125
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
30 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 4 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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