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Fennel

With a lively aniseed aroma and fine, feathery fronds that are irresistible to the touch this bushy herb is wonderful when positioned along pathways. Fantastic for pairing with other Mediterranean flavours, the flat yellow flowers yield the most potent form of the plants liquorice flavour and are perfect for pickles, vinegars and oils or served fresh atop grilled fish.

full sun / part shade

July – August

moist, well-drained