Bronze Fennel
Fennel Bronze Herb Seeds
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Fennel Bronze Herb Seeds


  • Aromatic, anise-like flavour.
  • Attracts beneficial insects to your garden.
  • Beautiful garnish for dishes.
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FENNEL ‘Bronze’ Seeds

Common name: Bronze Fennel
Scientific name: Foeniculum vulgare var. dulce
Family: Apiaceae

Bronze Fennel is a striking herb known for its feathery, bronze-colored foliage and aromatic flavor. This perennial herb is not only a culinary delight but also a beautiful addition to any garden. Bronze Fennel is perfect for use in salads, soups, and as a garnish, adding a unique anise-like flavor and decorative touch to dishes.

  • Also known as Smoky Fennel.
  • Renowned for its aromatic, anise-like flavor.
  • Perfect for salads, soups, and as a garnish.
  • Produces feathery, bronze-colored foliage.
  • Can be eaten raw or cooked.
  • Hardy and suitable for a range of climates.
  • Best grown in well-drained soil with plenty of sunlight.

Growing Instructions:

  • Sow When:
    • Temperate: Spring and early summer
    • Subtropical: Spring and early summer
    • Tropical: Autumn and winter
    • Arid: Spring and early summer
    • Cool: Late spring after the last frost
  • Germination: Seeds germinate best when soil temperatures range between 15°C and 20°C.
  • Depth: Plant seeds approximately 1 cm deep in the soil.
  • Position: Thrives in full sun, in a location with well-drained soil.
  • Sow Where: Direct sow seeds outdoors in well-prepared soil, or start indoors and transplant seedlings when they are robust enough to handle.
  • Soil Type: Prefers fertile, well-drained soil with added compost.
  • Spacing: Space plants approximately 30-45 cm apart to allow for adequate growth and airflow.
  • Watering: Keep soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Avoid overhead watering to prevent disease.
  • Harvest: Harvest leaves as needed for fresh use. For seeds, allow the flower heads to mature and dry on the plant before collecting.

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Product Specifications

  • Non-GMO seeds.
  • Open pollinated.
  • No chemical treatment.
  • Botanical name: Foeniculum vulgare dulce.
  • Variety: Bronze Fennel.
  • Seeds per gram: Approx. 220.
  • We do not ship to WA or Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.