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Plants supplied will not flower in their first season and may go dormant in late summer.

Ferula communis - Giant Fennel is a robust perennial with large leaves divided into many ultra-fine slender segments, and branched stems bearing many rounded umbels of

small yellow flowers in early summer. Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Protect with a dry, bracken mulch in winter.One of the most statuesque species of herbaceous plants we can grow in our climate ,reminiscent of the towering Agaves many will have appreciated near the mediterranean or in similarly warm climes.Who knew a variation on such images albeit on a somewhat smaller scale is possible here.


Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 2.5-4m in 2-5 years

Spread: 60-90cm

The pictures in this listing are examples of the available plant at maturity and do not indicate anything in regards to size of plant at the point of sale

Organically produced young plant grown in a 9cm pot for planting immediately or to grow on (pot removed when possible, to reduce plastic waste)

Ferula communis Giant Fennel ,last few starting summer dormancy

SKU: BP202401042
  • Ferula
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