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Re: which list is which/ bronze fennel

Hello Tony,
I will pass your information along to my wife. I know that I like seeing the
plant in her garden, enjoy the scent when you brush against the foliage. She
cuts all but a couple of heads off of her plants, then lets it go to seed in
the area where it stands. Come following spring all but two or three get
discarded from the paths, etc.
    We have had fennel bulb roasted as a veggie. Does not taste like it
smells before cooking. Which is fine with me. I would not personally want
the taste in my food. Perhaps candy, but not food.... Do the seeds taste or
smell like the candy?
    Gene E. Bush
Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana

----- Original Message -----
> I wrote to Fran off line. - I let my BF grow 'til the "seed umbels" are
> ready to cut off. I then lay them out on newspaper under cover so no rain
> can wet them. I let them dry thoroughly. Then I lightly rub them between
> hands. Then gently blow the chaff off. Last year my wife had a nice small
> jar of seed for cooking. " Can't you just taste the flavor in in the
> sphagetti sauce? I don't know if you can eat parts of the plant
> Tony Veca <><

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