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PlantFiles: Dill
Anethum graveolens 'Bouquet'

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Family: Apiaceae (ay-pee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Anethum (uh-NAY-thum) (Info)
Species: graveolens (grav-ee-OH-lens) (Info)
Cultivar: Bouquet

8 vendors have this plant for sale.

18 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Annuals
Herbs

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Aromatic

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

3 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive kyle_and_erika On Jun 10, 2006, kyle_and_erika from Batesville, AR wrote:

This is the first time we've grown dill and we are enjoying it. It grows quickly and puts off a delicious aroma when brushed up against, or even standing near it. We cooked with it for the first time recently and found it to be somewhat spicier than the store bought dill we usually cook with though this may be because it was fresh rather than dried.

We are having trouble with garden pests but find they leave this plant alone. It's waist high at this point and still growing both up and out. It will be interesting to see where this plant is at the end of the season.

Positive Kauai17 On May 15, 2005, Kauai17 from Leander, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

Grows very quickly. We planted our last month and it is already 2 feet tall. It has also budded out. Just walking by you get a great dill smell!! It is definitely a favorite in our herb garden!

Positive Terry On Jan 16, 2004, Terry from Murfreesboro, TN (Zone 7a) wrote:

Produces large seed heads, making it a great choice for pickling.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

, (2 reports)
Sun City, California
Lutz, Florida
Welaka, Florida
Hazlehurst, Georgia
New York, New York
Taberg, New York
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Clarksville, Tennessee
Doyle, Texas
Manchaca, Texas
Round Rock, Texas



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