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Dill Anethum graveolens

Phonetic Spelling
ah-NEE-thum grav-ee-OH-lens
Description

Space: 3 to 12 in.

Cultivars:
Tags:
#sun#full sun#partial shade#annual#edible#herbs
Cultivars:
Tags:
#sun#full sun#partial shade#annual#edible#herbs
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Anethum
    Species:
    graveolens
    Family:
    Apiaceae
    Uses (Ethnobotany):
    Herb that is used in food; flowers in crafts
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Mediterranean, southern Russia and western Africa
    Edibility:
    Leaves, seeds, and flowers; Dill can be used in teas and as seasoning for butter, cakes, bread, vinegars, soups, fish, pickles, salads, etc.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Edible
    Herb
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Available Space To Plant:
    Less than 12 inches
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Value To Gardener:
    Edible
  • Flowers:
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Edible
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Edible
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Butterflies