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Florence Fennel Rondo has high qulaity rounded, white bulbs. Very quick growing plants produce uniform bulbs. You can harvest from late July onwards from a mid March sowing. Very high resistance to bolting. You can use the leaves, the seeds, and then the swollen stems (as the bulb is actually the swollen stem base).
Sow the florence fennel seeds direct outside in a well prepared sunny spot. Sow the fennel seeds about 1 cm deep in late April-May when the temperatures reach 14-18 Celsius. Leave about 40 cm between the rows.
When the fennel seedlings are large enough to handle thin out leaving about 30 cm between the plants.
Keep the plants well watered especially in hot, dry periods. You can use the leaves at any time, and harvest the seeds too when they are fully ripen. Start harvesting the stems when they reach tennis ball size.