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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 Posts: 1,484
    What type of fennel are you growing? 
  • B3B3 Posts: 26,954
    That tray looks very shallow for whichever type you're growing.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Posts: 11,391
    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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