Fennel microgreens have pleasing fragrance and aromatic taste and used in various Indian dishes for flavouring soups, sauces. It is harvested just after they have sprouted and produced their first set of true leaves.
Microgreens are relatively easy to grow on a small scale and can also thrive indoors if indirect bright light is available.The plants is biennial aromatic herb. The stem is erect, stout, cylindrical, smooth and hollow at maturity with distinct veins.
The plant is single stemmed in the beginning, branches also emerge later from the base of the plant.The inflorescence is a compound umbel with subtended incolucre of bracts and appears terminally on the plant.Follow the steps to grow your own Microgreens:Select a container having 4-6 inch upper diameter.Fill the container with well drained and nutrient rich soil leaving some space (About 1 inch) below rim.Scatter seeds over potting soil in a planter and cover with another thin layer of soil.Mist the soil with water and Cover the seed container with a transparent plastic paper.Place near a source of bright indirect sunlight or under artificial bright light.Continue to mist the seeds to keep the soil moist. Donâ€™t overwater it. Remove plastic wrapping once seeds start to germinate.After germination the Microgreens will be ready to harvest in 2-3 weeks.
|Seeds per Packet||50|
|Common Name||Fennel,Sweet fennel, Florence fennel|