Dill is a versatile plant grown for both seeds and its fern-like foliage. The leaves, flowers and seeds are used for flavouring soups and stews, grilled and boiled fish, lamb, potatoes, rice and vinegar. The leaves have a mild aniseed aroma and flavour, although not as strong as fennel. Dill seeds are a noted Indian spice and are often used in curries, bread, soup and salad dressings.
Dill can be grown in the flower garden, vegetable plots / beds, patio containers or in pot on the window sill. Dill dislikes being grown in wet ,cold conditions.
|Dill Seeds Sowing Guidelines |
|Average Packet Count: ||: 300 |
|When to Sow Seeds: || |
Outside: May - July
Indoors: Virtually all Year Round
|Germination Temperature: ||15C + |
|Cover Seed: ||Lightly |
|Time to Germinate: ||7 Days |
|Frost Hardy: ||No |
|Spacing Between Plants: ||30cm |
|Row Spacing ||30cm |
|Plant Height: ||Depends on use |