Botanical Name: Anethum graveolens; Family Apiaceae
Height: 4 - 6 feet.
Spacing: 18 inches.
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.
Spread: 18 inches.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Foliage: Finely divided, fern-like foliage.
Days To Maturity: 60 days.
Form: Annual. Herb.
Flower Form: Small yellow flowers.
Soil Requirements: Well-drained soil.
Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
Seed Count: Approximately 300 seeds per packet
Pruning: Remove flowers to keep plants producing, or allow them to re-seed.
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.