Fennel is an herb that belongs to the carrot family with yellow flowers and feathery leaves. The word derives from the Latin word “faenum”, meaning hay. It is rich in vitamin C and has a lot of calcium, fiber and potassium.
Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:
Spring: SEEDS: Plant outdoors?in direct sunlight after the last spring frost, or plant indoors 8 weeks before last frost.
Fall: SEEDS: Plant outdoors in midsummer in order to harvest before first frost.
Preferred Growing Climate:?Sunny
Planting Depth: 1/2-1?
Plant Spacing: 4-12?
Days to Germinate: 12-18 days
Days to Harvest: 80-110 days
Pairs Well With:
Salad, pork, chicken, sausage, and fish
Amount per 100 grams
% Daily Value*
Total Fat: 0.2 g ? ?0%
Cholesterol: 0 mg ? ?0%
Sodium: 52 mg ? ?2%
Potassium: 414 mg ? ?11%
Total Carbohydrate: 7 g ? ?2%
Dietary fiber: 3.1 g ? ?12%
Protein: 1.2 g ? ?2%
Vitamin A: 2% ? ?Vitamin C: 20%
Calcium: 4% ? ?Iron: 3%
Vitamin D: 0% ? ?Vitamin B-6: 0%
Vitamin B-12: 0% ? ?Magnesium: 4%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.