Scientific Name: Anethum graveolens
Common Name: Dill
Other Common Names:
Baston Do Diale, Catahva, Datli
Boyana, Dereotu, Dill, Dille, East Indian Dill, Eneldo, Habbat Helwah, Hinojo,
Indian Dill, Inojo, Inondo, King Desertparsley, Sadhab Al Barr, Surva
Plant Type: Annual
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): Annual
Germination: Easy. Germination takes place in 10 days to 2 weeks if seeds
are sown in average garden soil in spring; fall-sown seeds do not germinate
until early in spring.
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 50
Notes: Used in dill pickles, salads, and to flavor other foods.
ANETHUM GRAVEOLENS. Best known as an ingredient in dill pickles, but
there are a few dishes from sauerkraut to apple pie to which the seeds would not
add interest. Chopped leaves have rare affinity for sour cream and cucumbers.
Finely cut foliage. For fresh use as "dillweed", or allowed to go to seed for dill pickles.
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.