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Zefa Fino Florence Fennel Seeds

(P) Pkt of 100 seeds
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Aromatic Foliage and Delicious Flavor!

Bulb stays small and tender -- tops for flavor!

90 days from sowing.

Every part of this compact, ultra-tender Florence Fennel is aromatic, and the leaves are as delicious as the bulb! Unlike most other Florence Fennels, Zefa Fino stays small, so that the bulb keeps a succulent texture, never tough or woody. And the white blooms contribute to the beauty of this yummy vegetable!

The show begins in spring, when small white blooms top the glossy, hollow stalks of the plant. The edible bulb forms at the base, rising above the soil line to show off its beauty. Reaching 3 to 5 inches across, it harvests easily because, unlike other Fennels, the root stem is relatively short. And feel free to harvest the leaves all year long for delicious flavoring!

Successful in both our South Carolina and Vermont trial gardens, Zefa Fino is resistant to bolting. You can grow it in spring, summer, or fall. It thrives in nearly any temperature in the sunny garden!

All parts of fennel are aromatic, imparting a sweet anise, or licorice, scent and flavor. Kids (or adults)who like black licorice will love chomping on the raw bulbs of fennel! Growing 24 inches tall and 10 to 14 inches wide. It differs from regular fennel because the stalk forms an edible bulbous base that fades to white.

Grow in rich, light soil in a warm location and provide ample water so that the bulbs will form properly. Pkt is 100 seeds.


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Genus Foeniculum
Species vulgare var. azoricum
Variety Zefa Fino
Item Form (P) Pkt of 100 seeds
Bloom Start to End Mid Spring - Mid Fall
Seeds Per Pack 100
Plant Height 24 in
Plant Width 10 in - 14 in
Bloom Size 3 in - 5 in
Additional Characteristics Edible, Flower, Fragrance, Herbs
Bloom Color White
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Cuisine, Ornamental, Outdoor

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June 17, 2013

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This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

I have been very happy with my purchases from this company. I hope in the future to expand my flower and herb gardens with more of their items.

Carol from ND

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