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Fennel is not growing well

jyotijshahjyotijshah Posts: 47
My fennel plants are not bulking, but already in seed. What should I have done differently? Thanks 


  • BijdezeeBijdezee BPosts: 1,484
    What type of fennel are you growing? 
  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 22,410
    That tray looks very shallow for whichever type you're growing.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,337
    Bulb fennel is day-length sensitive, so if you sow some more seeds now, they will be less likely to 'bolt' like that.  If you sow them before midsummers day, they are far more likely to go to seed rather than build-up the bulbs.  I've just sown some today, as it happens. :)
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
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