The Florence variation of Fennel seed packets
Foeniculum vulgare Annual. Often listed with the herbs (as here) this strain is really the vegetable fennel raised for the overlapping thickened leaf stalks which form a bulb at the base of the plant. Use bulb raw in salads or steamed, stir-fired, braised or baked. Use the fern-like tops as a fresh or dried herb toa add a licorice-like flavor to foods or tea. Height: 36 inches.