Dill Seeds (डिल के बीज)
About this item
- Number of Dill seeds: 100 Seeds
- Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
- Growing season: Spring, Early Summer, Fall, and Winter
- Mode of sowing: Sow the seeds 0.5 inches deep in a Container, or Pots.
- Germination Time: 10 to 14 days from sowing
- Sowing Temperature: 18-23°C
- Harvesting: 40-60 days from planting
What size grow bag is best for Dill?
Dill Growing Season In IndiaDill grows in a warm climate but can tolerate even light frost; for successful sowing results, sow the dill seeds from spring to early summer (February to April). You can also plant the dill during cooler months from October-January (Fall and Winter).
How to Grow DillDill seeds should be sown directly in pots because it has long roots so they will not grow well if you transplant them. Select pots or grow bags that are at least 12-24 inches wide and 12-15 inches deep that have good drainage holes. The ideal soil temperature for the germination of dill seeds is between 18°C-23°C and the best seed germination temperature is 15-26°C if you want to grow dill indoors.
Dill Seeds Sowing MethodTake a pot or grow bag, fill them with soil and add organic fertilizer (like vermicompost, cow manure, etc) and then sow the dill seeds about 0.5 inches deep into the soil. Water the soil deeply through a watering can, keep the soil moist, and place the pot indoors or outdoors in a sunny area. Dill seeds germinate in about 10-14 days (depending on growing conditions).
Fertilizer For Dill PlantsDill plants do not require feed and grow very well in nutrient-rich soil.
Dill Plants Care TipsSoil - Use well-drained, rich, and loose soil for planting dill.
Water - Dill does not require much water, water whenever you feel the soil has become dry but do not allow the soil to dry out for too long as it will tend to bolt.
Sunlight - Dill plants require at least 6-8 hours of sunlight each day and if you are growing dill indoors, make sure the plant receives at least 4 hours of sunlight.
Temperature - The optimum dill growing temperatures are 10-26°C; however, it can tolerate temperatures up to -3°C.
Common pests and diseases - Some pests such as aphids, cutworms, caterpillars, and root-knot nematodes attack dill plants, and diseases like downy mildew, powdery mildew, and root rot infect the plants. To get rid of the problem it would be right to spray Neem oil on the dill plants.
Harvesting Dill Leaves (Fronds)
- Dill plants are ready to harvest within 40-60 days from planting.
- You can also cut the leaves when the dill plant has 4-5 leaves.
- For continuous harvesting sow the seeds every few weeks.
Harvesting Dill Seeds
- Dill seeds are ready to harvest in about 85-115 days.
- The best time to harvest the seeds is when seeds turn green to brown.
- Cut off the stalk with scissors and then collect the seeds.
- And if you don't want dill to be re-sown in your pot, cut off the dill seed heads before they form.
Dill Plants Special Feature
- Common name - Dill, dill leaves, dill weeds, and soya leaves
- Scientific name - Anethum graveolens
- Level of growing - Easy
- Companion planting - Broccoli, kale, kohlrabi, and swiss chard
- Avoid planting with - Carrots, and fennel
- Height - 2 to 5 feet
- Flower color - White to Yellow
Can dill survive winter?Dill is a warm-season plant but it can also tolerate cold temperatures down to -3°C.
Why is my dill dying?Sometimes, dill plants die due to over-watering and too much feeding.
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Item Weight : 15mg
Net Quantity: 100N
Colour : N/A
Assembly Required: No
SKU : Dill
Country of Origin: India
Manufacturer: HEALTHUNBOX PRIVATE LIMITED
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Very less number of seeds were supplied. Out of these very few germinated. Overall bad experience.