Fennel Florence Romanesco
Fennel Florence Romanesco is popular in European dishes and grows well in autumn and winter in Tasmania if you are looking for bulbs. The fine feathery foliage is used in salads, coleslaw and dressings and soups. The succulent bulb is cooked as a vegetable. The bulb has a sweet aromatic flavour between aniseed and celery.
Sow: Late January to April for the bulbs otherwise from September on outside if leaves and seed are you aim (Cool Climate).
Spacing: 30 to 40cm plants, 45cm rows.