Vegetable Seeds - Fennel
Fennel has two main types – common fennel, and florence fennel – which are not to be confused.
Florence fennel is grown for its swollen bulb and eaten as a vegetable, whereas common (or sweet) fennel is a tall (up to 180cm) perennial herb grown for its seeds and feathery foliage and is often used as a substitute for dill. Common fennel does not produce a bulb.
For help in growing fennel check out our guide here: Grow Your Own Fennel
To check just seeds with the RHS Award of Garden Merit: Fennel Seeds With Award of Garden Merit
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Fennel : Victoria F1 Hybrid
Oustanding yields of large, smooth and pure white bulbs with an enticing and traditional aniseed flavour. Victoria is a newly bred form which has neat foliage and improved resistance to bolting.
From Thompson & Morgan Price: £2.99 More Information & To Buy
Tauro F1 Seeds
A high quality, full-flavoured, early-maturing fennel that should be ready to harvest approximately three months after sowing, and shows some resistance to bolting.
From Dobies Price: £2.49 More Information & To Buy
Zefa Fino Seeds
A good fennel for garden use. The bases of the leaves swell up to form a delicious 'bulb' of celery-like taste with a hint of aniseed.
From Dobies Price: £1.99 More Information & To Buy
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