Slightly crunchy with a mild, licorice-like flavor, fennel bulbs are sliced very thin and used to provide distinctive flavor to Mediterranean cuisine. Growing fennel bulbs is easy as long as you select a spot with fertile, well-drained soil and plenty of bright sunlight. Plant bulb fennel when the weather warms in spring and you’ll be reaping the harvest within a couple of months. To learn about growing and caring for bulb fennel, read these articles.
Fennel is a delicious plant that is commonly used in Mediterranean cuisines. It can be grown in USDA zones 5-10 as a perennial. However, if you are in a cooler zone, have you ever wondered about growing fennel in a greenhouse? You can find out in this article.
Fennel can be started from seed, but it?s also one of those vegetables that regrows very well from the stub that?s left over after you finish cooking with it. Click this article to learn more about how to grow fennel from scraps.
So you?re fennel is not producing bulbs. Sure, the rest of the plant looks good but when you decide to dig one up, there?s no bulb on the fennel. Why is the fennel not producing bulbs? Click this article to find out how to get fennel to form bulbs.
Bulb fennel is grown for its large white bulbs that pair especially well with fish. But can you grow fennel in pots? Learn more about potted fennel plants and how to plant fennel in containers in this article. Click here for additional information.
Florence fennel is the bulb type of fennel that is eaten as a vegetable. All parts of the plant are fragrant and can be used in culinary applications. Florence fennel cultivation tips can be found in this article.