Fennel Florence Seeds
Fennel Florence Seeds
seed sowing instructions in hindi
seed sowing instructions in hindi

Fennel Florence Seeds

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Florence fennel is one of the popular varieties that is often grown for its bulbous stem. Most herbs are grown for the foliage but it is grown for their bulbs. Fennel Florence is a complete pack of minerals and nutrients; its leaves, bulbs, stems, pollen, and seeds all have different uses and benefits; Plants are not beneficial not only to humans but also to our gardens because they attract pollen.

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  • Number of Fennel Florence Seeds: 100 Seeds 
  • Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
  • Sowing method: Directly in a pot/grow bag about 1 cm deep
  • Sowing season: Winter Season
  • Germination Time: 10-14 days from sowing
  • Germination temperature: 15-21°C
  • Edible parts: Bulbs and leaves are edible
  • Harvesting time: 90 days after sowing

What size grow bag is best for Fennel?

Fennel Florence Growing Season In India 

Florence fennel (bulb fennel) is typically grown during the cooler months. October to March are the best months to plant fennel.

How To Grow Fennel Florence

The direct seeding method is best for sowing fennel as fennel does not like transplanting. To plant fennel, you need to select a pot or grow bag that is at least 30-60 cm wide and 30-36 cm deep with good drainage holes. The best soil temperatures for germination of fennel seeds are 15-21°C. 

Fennel Florence Seeds Sowing Method 

Take a pot or grow bag, fill it with soil add organic fertilizer  (like vermicompostcow manure, etc) and then sow the fennel Florence seeds about 1 cm deep into the soil. Water the soil deeply through a watering can, keep the soil moist, and put the pot in a dark place. Fennel Florence seeds germinate in about 10-14 days, it may germinate early or late depending on the growing conditions. Thin the plants 15-30 cm apart after germination for healthy growth. 

Fertilizer For Fennel Florence Plants

Fennel Florence does not require any special fertilizer, just add compost to the soil during the growing season. 

Fennel Florence Plants Care Tips

Soil - Use well-drained, moist, and fertile soil for planting fennel.
Water - Fennel 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.
Sunlight - Fennel plants require at least 6 hours of direct sunlight each day, shady conditions will make them unhealthy or leggy.
Temperature - The optimum fennel growing temperatures are 10-27°C. Fennel plants are sensitive to frost and cold temperatures and dry conditions bolt them. 
Common pests and diseases - Some pests such as aphids, slugs, and snails attack fennel plants, and diseases like downy mildew, and powdery mildew, infect the plants. To get rid of the problem it would be right to spray Neem oil on the fennel plants. 

Harvesting Of Fennel Florence 

  • Fennel Florence is ready to harvest about 90 days from planting.
  • You can cut the fennel leaves as needed throughout the growing season. 
  • Harvest the fennel Florence bulbs when swollen bulbs are 8-10 cm across.
  • You can pull the fennel plant whole or just cut off the base and leave the roots to regrow smaller shoots.

Fennel Florence Special Features

  • Common name - Finocchio, and bulbing fennel
  • Scientific name - Foeniculum vulgare
  • Height - 60-90 cm 
  • Level of growing - Easy
  • Companion planting - Mint
  • Avoid planting with - Dill, coriander, tomatoes, and beans 

FAQ

Can you grow Florence fennel in containers?

Florence fennel can easily be grown in containers or grow bags but make sure pots are at least 30-60 cm wide and 30-36 cm deep with well-draining holes.

Does Fennel come back every year?

Fennel is a perennial plant that lives last for 3-4 years so it will come back every year; however, Florence fennel plants are fully harvested and are grown as annuals so this doesn't come every year.

Does fennel like sun or shade?

For the healthy growth of fennel plants, it needs full sunlight. 

Why did my fennel not form a bulb?

The most common reason why fennel doesn't form a bulb is choosing the wrong variety; There are different varieties of fennel so choose the variety you want to grow. And one more reason for not forming the fennel bulb is also not growing in the right season.

Can you eat fennel leaves?

Yes, you can eat fennel leaves in fact it has many health benefits and it also gives an excellent flavor to the dish.

Why are my fennel Florence seeds not germinating?

Florence fennel seeds will not germinate because of improper growing conditions like not getting enough sunlight, sowing seeds too deep in the soil, overwatering, or under-watering.
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