Anethum graveolens

Cool season annual herb

Flowers: J F M A M J J A S O N D
Status: Non-native
Origin: Southwest Asia
Family: Apiaceae
Size: 4′ tall x 1′ wide
Sun: Full
Watering: Regular watering
Growth Rate: Fast
Soil: Amended
Temperature: Not hardy in low desert summer temps
Disease and Pests:
Uses: Host for the Black Swallowtail. Nectar plant. Attracts beneficial insects like Green Lacewings and Ladybugs.
Notes: Ideal soil temperature for planting is 65 – 75 degrees F. Plant seeds in October – January and transplants in February – March in the low desert.

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