This non-bulbing fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is grown for its for its beautiful foliage, which matures from black to bronze and produces showy flowers. The anise/licorice flavored foliage can be used for cooking or teas, and so can the slightly immature seeds. Easy to grow with low fertility and water requirements.
60 days to leaf. 120 days to seed. Perennial.