Fennel - Sweet Florence
This variety produces a large bulb at the surface of the ground which makes an excellent vegetable with a peculiar but pleasing flavor. It is widely used in Italy and by people of Italian descent in this country.
When plants are half grown, blanch the bulbs by piling soil around the bottom of the plant to cover the bulbs.
Planting time - Early spring to mid-summer
Matures in - 110 days
Germinates in - 7 to 14 days
Sowing Depth - 1/4 inch
Row spacing - 2 feet
Seed spacing - 1-2 inches
Thinning - when plants are 3-4 inches tall thin to 12 inches apart.
Net weight 1.5 G (Estimated 430 seeds)