(Foeniculum vulgare) This is the Anise flavored vegetable that Italians love. Large 1 to 2-lb bulbs are delicious in soups, sauteed, baked and raw in salads. This Italian cultivar is fairly early. The authentic "Finocchio" for growers of quality.
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Sow in mid-spring where plants are to grow, in rich soil. Barely cover the seeds. Keep soil uniformly moist throughout the life of the crop. Harvest when the bottom portion of each leaf-stalk has expanded to form a sort of fleshy bulb at the base of the plant. Splendid braised, in soups, etc.
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