Astydamia (Canary Sea Fennel) & Crithmum (Medit. Sea Fennel)

Canary Sea Fennel and Mediterranean Sea Fennel are small genera native of rocky sites close to the see on the Canary islands and throughout the Mediterranean region. The Canary Sea Fennel has very broad, light green, strongly aromatic leaves in a dense basal rosette, whereas the Mediterranean Sea Fennel makes bluish-green, deeply cut, slightly succulent leaves. Leaves of both species have an aromatic, slightly bitter and salty taste and may be used in soups and salads. For any rich, very well drained soil in full sun throughout the year and a winter minimum of some 10°C with reduced watering.
Sow pure seeds flat in any humus rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. Keep seedlings always sunny, especially in winter.
20 seeds per package.
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Astydamia latifolia (Canary Sea Fennel)

Astydamia latifolia (Canary Sea Fennel)

30cm, Canary Sea Fennel is a herbaceous perennial native of rocky sites close to the see on the Canary islands. It makes broad, light green, strongly aromatic leaves in a dense basal rosette. The leaves have an aromatic, slightly bitter and salty taste and may be used in soups and salads. Easily grown in containers in any rich, well drained soil in full sun throughout the year. Keep plants drier in winter in full sun and at a minimum of some 10°C. Seeds derive from populations in Punta de Teno, Tenerife and Fuencaliente, La Palma. II-V.

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seed package (ex La Palma)5129 € 4,99
seed package (ex La Palma)
(ex La Palma)
seed package (ex Tenerife)6034 € 4,99
seed package (ex Tenerife)
(ex Tenerife)
Crithmum maritimum (Mediterranean Sea Fennel)

Crithmum maritimum (Mediterranean Sea Fennel)

30cm, Mediterranean Sea Fennel is a semi-evergreen perennial native of rocky sites close to the see throughout the Mediterranean. It makes finely cut, slightly succulent, bluish-green, strongly aromatic leaves in lose basal to short stemmed rosettes. The leaves have an aromatic, slightly bitter and salty taste and may be used in soups and salads. Easily grown in containers in any rich, well drained soil in full sun throughout the year. Keep plants drier in winter in full sun and at a minimum of some 10°C. VI-VIII.

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seed package (ex Mallorca, Spain)8227 € 2,99*
(ex Mallorca, Spain)
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