Bouquet Dill is a popular herb is a very easy-to-grow, tall, attractive annual. The delicate, sweet taste of the fern-like leaves will enhance many culinary dishes and are great in salads. The more strongly flavored seeds are commonly used to flavor baked goods, cheeses and kinds of vinegar. Plant in shallow saucers for winter micro greens and harvest by snipping off tender young shoots with scissors. The young shoots have a more subtle flavor than the mature leaves.
Dill is a best friend to lettuce and will improve the growth and health of cabbage. Dill does not like to be planted next to lavender, caraway, tomatoes or carrots.
Germ: 7-10 days
Maturity: 65-70 days
Net Wt. per Packet: 2 grams
Approximate Seed Count: 800 Seeds/Packet
Plant: Directly sow seed into fertile soil in the early spring and again in the early fall. The dill plants will go to seed before reaching harvest size if planted during hot summer weather. Dill does not transplant well.
Care: Water regularly and fertilize when the plants are 8″ (20 cm) tall.
Harvest: Begin picking the leaves any time after plants begin vigorous growth. When the first seeds begin to darken and fall, cut the entire stem and place upside down in a paper bag. The bag will catch the seeds as they dry and fall.
Health: Dill can supply calcium, iron, manganese as well as many vitamins.