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Dill

Botanical Name
Anethum graveolens
Hardiness
Annual, can be grown as a winter annual in Zones 9 to 11 or as a spring or fall crop in Zone 8
Height
3 to 5 feet
Flowers
Mid to late summer: yellow
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Sow directly outdoors just before the last spring frost. If prolonged harvesting of foliage is desired, sow successive plantings every 2 weeks until early summer.
  • Thin seedlings to 18 to 24 inches apart
  • Plants benefit form consistent moisture. Do not let plants dry out.
  • Protect plants from strong winds. Plants may need staking or other support.
  • Remove flower heads before maturity to prevent re-seeding
Varieties
  • Dukat, Fernleaf and Bouquet

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