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Fennel Seeds

Fennel Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $11.59
1/4 Pound $26.29 43% Savings
1 Pound $58.79 ($3.67/ounce) 68% Savings
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  • Distinctly licorice taste with many culinary uses
  • Natural digestive aid
  • Popular uses include: Culinary
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Growth Habit Upright

Flavor Profile Licorice
Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Edible, Fragrant, Ornamental
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Medicinal, Tea
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Dried, Microgreens
Plant Resistance Deer

About Fennel Seeds

Foeniculum vulgare

Fennel is an excellent herbal additive to many culinary dishes, including salads, fish, and sauces. Has an anise-like scent. Plant fennel seeds outside in a sunny spot with well-drained soil.

Planting Information

Planting Fennel Seeds

Planting Season Spring
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 10 to 12 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
View our Fennel Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 142 Up to 20 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 4,031 Up to 150 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 16,124 Up to 600 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 64,496 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft

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