Easy to grow and fast to mature. Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a cosmopolitan herb belonging to the carrot family and part of a huge genus called Apiaceae. It is a hardy, perennial herb with yellow flowers and fine feathery foliage. With delicate aniseed flavour. Use leaves as a herb or garnish, use Fresh stems can be eaten like celery or vegetable. The foliage of this hardy perennial makes a tasty addition to salads or as an attractive garnish.
Hint: Fennel leaves can be snipped for fresh use once plants are 20cm tall or more and established. Snip leaves before flowering.
茴香 Huíxiāng 原名小怀香，又称香丝菜，也叫茴香苗或茴香菜，是一种食用价值很高的蔬菜。有茎叶，比较长，全株高40-120厘米，表面有粉霜，叶子像针一样，但是比较柔软，通身呈绿色，开黄色的小花。可当作蔬菜吃的茴香菜吃的是嫩茎叶，有特异香气，多用于调制馅料，香味独特且健胃理气。