Little Veggie Patch Co DILL 'COMMON' HEIRLOOM SEEDS
What makes these dill 'common' seeds special
- They belongs to the celery family, that is grown for both its leaf foliage and dried seed.
- Dill is also an annual herb. It is suited to both cool and warm season planting, however it needs to get set outside the more severe parts of those seasons.
When to plant common dill in Australia
Zone 1: March - April + October - December
Zone 2: March - June + September - November
Zone 3: April - September
Zone 4: June - July
Soil A couple of weeks prior to planting, prepare the soil by incorporating a high level of organic matter, such as compost and well-rotted animal manure.
Soil pH Level 5.5–7.5
How to Plant Use a free draining soil well integrated with compost or good quality potting mix when growing in pots. Propagate in a mini greenhouse when it is too hot or cold, and then transplant once conditions become more suitable. Prone to bolting to seed, make sure to keep well hydrated and out of the direct, hot sun.
Companion Plants all Brassicas, Lettuce, Cucumber
Position Full sun preferred when growing in winter, partial shade is otherwise best
Approximate no. of seeds 50
Note: They source all of their seeds locally and in small batches to ensure they remain at their maximum viability for germination
**Shipping - Not to Western Australia**