A herbaceous plant similar to dill. Stem height up to 100-120 cm. For open ground.
Leaves with anise aroma and sweetish-spicy taste are used for food.
Usage: spicy, aromatic and medicinal. Leaves fresh and dried as a spice for meat, fish and vegetable dishes.
Fennel goes especially well with legumes. Fennel fruits are used for medicinal purposes.
Eng.: Garden fennel. Suom.: Venkoli. Sven.: Fänkål. Bot. syn.: Foeniculum capillaceum Gilib., Foeniculum officinale All.