DILL MAMMOTH AMAZING FOR IT’S HEALTH BENEFITS, BUT IT IS ALSO SPECTACULAR IN THE GARDEN! $1.50 $1.00

HERBALIST’S GARDEN, LONG ISLAND DILL MAMMOTH IS ONE OF THE MOST UNDERESTIMATED HERBS EVER! HUGE STARBURST FLOWERS, LUXURIANT FOLIAGE AND PERFECT FOR THE BACK OF A GARDEN BED OR COMPANION PLANTED WITH YOUR VEGGIES!
Dill is well known for the pickles it flavours and as a lovely flavour added to salads, cold soups and fish. The seeds and the foliage are both flavourful, and the seeds are reputed to be a cure for flatulence.
ATTRACTS CATERPILLER AND APHID PREDATORS – CAN BE EATEN OF COURSE AND IS GREAT FOR MAKING PICKLES!
STUNNING FLOWERS TOO!
Dill is an annual, self-seeding plant with feathery green leaves. It is used most commonly in soups, stews, and for pickling. Dill is easy to grow and attracts beneficial insects to your garden, including predatory insects such as ladybugs and others that eat pests.
As an herb, A. graveolens is commonly grown for the culinary attributes of its leaves and seeds. Its distinctive foliage texture and flower colour and form make this plant a nice companion in a mixed border. It provides a valuable food source for butterfly larvae and attracts beneficial insects also.
Dill has been used in ayurvedic medicines since ancient times and it is a popular herb widely used as a spice and also yields essential oil. It is an aromatic and annual herb of apiaceae family. The Ayurvedic uses of dill seeds are carminative, stomachic and diuretic.
There are various volatile components of dill seeds and herb; carvone being the predominant odorant of dill seed and ?-phellandrene, limonene, dill ether, myristicin are the most important odorants of dill herb. Other compounds isolated from seeds are coumarins, flavonoids, phenolic acids and steroids.

Grow Notes
Plant in full sun in well-draining soil.

Dill does not grow well when transplanted so sowing directly is best.

Sow
Sow direct in Spring, Summer or Autumn at 2mm depth and 20cm spacing.

Keep soil moist but never wet.

Germination
7-21 days at 15-25°C
Maturity
60 days.

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Seed Count: 60
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