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dill growing



General information

  • Anethum graveolens, Dill
  • Apiaceae family
  • Sunlight: full sun.
  • Soil conditions: grows best in loamy, well drained soil but can grow in poor soil.
  • Grows well in a container.
  • Annual

Successful Cultivars

  • Bouquet (45 days) Early flowering, large blooms, good for pickling.
  • Fern Leaf (55-60 days) Productive, full dense leaves.
  • Mammoth (70 days) Large vigorous plant, matures quickly. 


Common Pests & Diseases

  • Downy Mildew
  • Powdery Mildew (pictured here)
  • Aphids
  • Army worm
  • Cut worm
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This publication was created by Master Gardeners Rick Judd and Gail Hermenau. Photos courtesy of Gail Hermenau.

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