Botanical Name: Anethum; Family Apiaceae
Depth: Sow seeds outdoors early in the spring when the ground has warmed. Start with a band of seeds 6 inches wide and 3-4 feet long. Place seeds just beneath the surface of the soil. If you are growing dill for seeds, thin to 6-12 inches apart in rows or beds.
Sun/Shade: full sun
Foliage: Finely divided, fern-like foliage
Seed Count: 300 Seeds per packet
Pruning: Remove flowers to keep plants producing, or allow them to reseed
Comments: The pickling spice. Pungent seeds are a must for your pickling brine. Feathery leaves perk up fish, seafood, dips and sauces. Use dried, fresh or frozen.