Fennel offers light anise flavor and delicate aroma in its bulbs and leaves. The crisp, white bulbs have gained favor with restaurant chefs and home cooks for both raw and cooked preparations. Sliced bulbs are often grilled or roasted to bring out their subtle sweetness, and they also bring a crunchy, aromatic element to raw salads. The fine, frond-like leaves are used as garnish and to impart subtle anise flavor to meat, poultry, and vegetable dishes. Fennel is an excellent item for high-end restaurants, and it fits well for farmers’ markets and CSA’s that serve curious cooks.
Average Seed Count: 7000/oz; 100,000-120,000/lb.
Untreated and Organic varieties are identified with or .
Further information on seed type is provided on each variety page.