Used for seasoning eggs, vegetables and other dishes
Adds flavor to pickled vegetables
Host plant for caterpillar of black swallowtail butterfly
While pickles are a top reason for growing Mammoth Dill, there are so many more! The pungent seeds are a must for pickling brine–and its feathery leaves perk up seafood, dips, eggs, vegetables and other sauces. Dill leaves can used fresh, dried or frozen. Mammoth Dill is easy to grow in the sunny garden and the yellow flower clusters on the aromatic plants attract pollinators and other beneficial insects. It’s also the host plant for the caterpillar of the black swallowtail butterfly. A biennial, Mammoth Dill is usually grown as an annual. It self-seeds readily. 60 DAYS.
Anethum graveolens ‘Mammoth’
Height: 24 – 30
Spacing: 6 inches.
Depth:1/4 – 1/2 inch.
Spread:6 – 12 inches.
Light Required:Full Sun
Size: 1 Potted Plant
Days To Maturity: 57 – 57 Days
Germination: 6 – 10 Days
Form: Herb, dill.
Flower Form: Small yellow flowers in clusters.
Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
Foliage: Gren foliage.