Fernleaf Dill

Anethum graveolens

A dwarf variety of dill, delicious for making pickles, dips, sprinkled on vegetables. Blooms attract butterflies and beneficial insects to the garden. Yellow flower heads dry nicely and add an airy touch to floral arrangements.Thrives in cool summer climates.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationuh-NAY-thum grav-ee-OH-lens
Average Size at Maturity18" tall x 10-12" wide
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasBest growth occurs in cool summer climates. Plants appreciate consistent soil moisture. Soils should not be allowed to dry out. Plants tend to bolt when conditions remain dry.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Easily grown in humus-rich, evenly moist, well-drained soil. To avoid cross-pollination, do not plant next to fennel. Harvest dill seed 2-3 weeks after flowering by placing seed heads in a paper bag to dry.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10

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