PLANTING and CULTIVATION of FOENICULUM vulgare 'Giant Bronze' (Fennel, Florence fennel, finocchio)
In order to discover more about FOENICULUM vulgare 'Giant Bronze' and choose the right place, here some more technical details to respect (If several options are indicated for the same caracteristic, each of them is possible. For example: "full sun (from 12 to 5 pm min.), half-shade (no sun from 12 to 5 pm)" -> Then you can put the plant into full sun or half-shade!):
HEIGHT : 1,00 - 1,50 m
PLACE : full sun (from noon until 5 p.m. minimum)
SPECIAL INTEREST IN SPRING : foliage
SPECIAL INTEREST IN SUMMER : flowers, foliage
SPECIAL INTEREST IN AUTOMN : foliage
FLOWER COLOR : yellow
FLOWERING PERIOD : spring
FRUIT COLOR : green
HARVESTING PERIOD : aug., sept.
CONSUMPTION PERIOD : aug., sept., oct., nov., dec.
FOLIAGE COLOR : purple
KIND OF FOLIAGE : deciduous
WHERE TO PLANT : ground cover, pot, bedding
NEED OF HUMIDITY : very dry, dry, mean, humid
RESISTANCE : hardy under -20°C
NATURE OF SOIL : light, normal, heavy
PH RECOMMANDED : acid (< 6,5), neutral (> 6,5 et < 7,5), calcareous (> 7,5)
SHAPE : fastigiated, ground covering, shrub like
PRUNING PERIOD : nov.
SPECIALITY : medicinal
The height shown corresponds for trees and shrubs to that after 10 years (under normal planting conditions and with adequate watering of the plant). Please call us or send us a message, if you want more information. We will be pleased to help you.