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Giant Fennel

Ferula communis

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

1m

2.5m

Min

50cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Giant Fennel Overview

They are usually found in the Mediterranean region, they are tall robust perennials about 4.5m high, with narrowly lobed leaves and leaf stalks that sheath the stems. The 5- petalled yellow flowers will appear in the early summer. The plants may take several years to flower.

Common problems with Giant Fennel

How to propagate Giant Fennel

Seed

Seed when fresh, in late summer.

Other uses of Giant Fennel

Can be found on road-sides or waste ground.