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Botanical Name: Anethum graveolens
Common Name(s): Dill
An annual herb with finely divided, blue-green, feathery leaves and umbels of small, yellow flowers.
Botanical Pronunciation: uh-NEE-thum gruh-VEE-uh-lenz
This plant produces umbels of small, yellow flowers.
An annual herb with finely divided, blue-green, feathery leaves.
Seeds are ready to be dried in autumn.
Sow seed directly in a sunny spot.
Dill is not easy to transplant.
Seed Sowing Instructions
Sow directly into the ground in a sunny spot.
Chopped foliage and stems are used to flavour fish, chicken, salad and sauces. The anise scented seeds are dried and used in pickles and sauces and for flavouring vinegars.
When to Sow
Sow seed in late spring.