Organic Tetra Dill Seeds -  Slow Bolting Variety With Bushy, Compact Growth

Organic Tetra Dill Seeds - Slow Bolting Variety With Bushy, Compact Growth

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Organic Tetra Dill
Anethum graveolens
Tetra, Terra, Theresa

Description: Tetra is a slow bolting variety with bushy, compact growth. Tetra has a very intense flavor that is produced on a smaller, mounding type Dill plant. Easily grown, and producing longer than other varieties, well into fall.
Days to Germination: 6 - 12
Planting Depth: 0.25 - 0.5 inches
Germination & Planting: Direct sow into prepared garden bed 1/4 to 1/2 inch in depth. Lightly cover, water as needed. Sow seed directly in the garden in well-drained soil in a sunny location. Performs best in rows 9 inches apart. Thin plants to 12 inches apart when they are 2 inches tall
Growth Habit: Herb plant - Maybe grown in garden, pot, indoors, hydropontically, or other means
Plant Height: 8 - 12 inches
Plant Spacing: 8 inches
Seed Origin Method: Organic
Preserve By: Drying
Texture: Medium to coarse
Form: Dwarf Dill variety, mounding, slightly spreading head
USDA Zones: As an herb plant, USDA Zones do no normally apply. May be grown in all locations/zones, as well as indoors
Sun: Full sun. Will tolorate slight partial sun in an indoor planting location
Water: Dill should be watered on an as needed basis, depnding upon soil, sun, climate conditions. Do not overwater
Flower Color: Cream to Yellow
Flower Period: Late summer to early fall
Flowers: Small, insignificant flowers
Foliage: Fine to semi-fine leaves on small, delicate stems
Foliage Color: Green
Fruit: N/A
Fruit Color: N/A
Fruit Cones: N/A
Ecological Value: Grown primarily as a harvest/garden plant
Native range: Europe, North America into Asia
Home Uses: Dill may be used in a variety of cooking methods or eaten raw with salads, added to soups/stews, or dried for later use
Soil pH: 6.2 or higher is preferred
Soil Type: Evenly moist, fertile soil, well draining, will tolorate some sand and clay
Maintenance: Medium - standard vegetable & herb garden maintenance required
Discussion: May be planted indoors, off season if desiered. To ensure growth indoors, do not expose to very cold drafts, ensure enoug sunlight, and check soil to make sure it does not dry out during heating season. Dill may be dried and stored for up to 5 years for rehydration and use as a spice. To ensure freshness, seal in zip-lock bag and store out of direct sunlight.

Materials: Organic Tetra Dill Seeds