Dill Seeds (Fernleaf Strain) Anethum Graveolens

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Dwarf dill with high leaf yields.

Very slow to bolt. Abundant, dark blue-green foliage. Great in containers or in small spaces. AAS winner. Ht. 6-8". 
 
DAYS TO MATURITY - 40-55 to leaf harvest; 95-115 to seed
LIFE CYCLE - Annual
HYBRID STATUS - Open Pollinated
 
Culture - Easy to grow.  Direct seed (recommended) - Sow in spring as soon as soil can be worked.  Plant seeds 1/8 - 1/4 " deep.  2 seeds per inch.  Thinning is not necessary, but 4" final spacing produces healthy full plants.  Successive sowings can be done every 3 weeks to harvest fresh greens continuously.  
 
Transplant - Dill can be started inside in individual pots or cells.  Sow 3-5 seeds per cell and thin to 1-2 plants each.  Transplant to garden using 4" spacing in rows at least 12" apart.   
 
Germination: 7-21 days.
Light/Soil Requirements: Rich, light soil in full sun, but will grow in most soils. 
Height: 36-60"; 6-8" for dwarf varieties.
 
Harvest:  Foliage may be harvested once the plants have become established right up to the flowering.  Harvest seed heads just as seeds can both be dried and stored for future use.

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