Foeniculum vulgare dulce
USDA Zone 4 (-30°F) to USDA Zone 9 (20°F)
3-4' (0.9-1.2 m)
Prefers well-drained soil
Grown for foliage
Aromatic, feathery foliage is an attractive filler in the herb or flower garden. Leaves, seeds and the stem or bulb add mild licorice flavor to food. Slice bulbs and fresh leaves into salads and vegetable dishes. Ripe seeds add zest to Italian sauces, baked goods and sausage.