Florence F. vulgare azoricum. Crisp and filled with sweet licorice flavour. Crisp bulb fennel is delicious chopped and served raw with some olive oil, steamed with butter or added to your stir-fries. Orion produces larger bulbs, is more reliable and later to bolt than other types. This hybrid matures in 80 days. Approx. 50 seeds/pkg.
In late spring or early summer, sow seeds directly into the garden about 1⁄8 inch deep about 6 to 12 inches apart. Prefers well drained soil and full sun.
Heavy clay soils will hinder seed growth. The beds should be kept moist for 2 weeks or until the first leaves appear. Take care then not to overwater.