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Scientific Name: Anethum graveolens L.
Synonym: Peucedanum graveolens
Family: Apiaceae
Dill (Anethum  graveolens) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 5-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to -20F (-29C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Origin: Mediterranean basin

Growth Habits: Annual herb, up to 3 feet tall (1 m).

Watering Needs: Moderate to little water. More water will make it grow faster. Needs good drainage.

Propagation: Seeds sown in place.

The foliage is used fresh or dried in fish dishes and in pickles.

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 3: 20. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:

Sow dill in place several times a year for constant supply. Thin seedlings 18 inches apart (50 cm)

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