ANETHUM graveolens

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ANETHUM graveolens

Dill

Select Item No. AA484

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
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Plant Description

Life Cycle: Annual
Family: Apiaceae
Origin: Southwestern Asia
Special Features: Dill is not only a popular herb, ornamental ANETHUM graveolens can also be found in sunny perennial beds with fresh soil. Self sowing ensures that the dill is found every summer again with its spicy scented yellow umbels.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow
Natural Flowering Period: July - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z8
Foliage: finely divided, soft, aromatic scented, green
Growth Habit: upright, erect
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Spacing between Plants: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average / warm
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.38889 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
720
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
4 Gram
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.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
early spring - early summer
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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