Mammoth Long Island Dill
For pickles & beyond. Beyond its pungent flavor & culinary versatility, dill has a long history of medicinal use. Ancient Egyptians referred referred to dill as a soother; gladiators believed it imparted courage; churchgoers felt the seeds sparked alertness; and villagers considered dill a protective charm. Originally named Long Island Dill, this tall billowing relative of Queen Anne’s Lace & carrots is perfect for edible landscaping, container gardens, and pickles of course! All parts of the plant- leaves, stems, flowers and seeds- can be used to impart dill flavor into dishes. Certified organic. Non-GMO, open pollinated seed. Seed count: 200. Artwork by: Wildflower Graphics
Growing: Direct sow around last frost, or indoors before last frost and then transplant fairly quickly. Succession sow every 3-4 weeks for highest quality fresh dill leaves all season. For use as a dry herb, harvest before the umbel (Latin for umbrella) flowers form.
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