Dill, Mammoth Long Island (Anethum graveolens) - 200 Seeds

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Mammoth Long Island Dill (Anethum graveolens) - 200 Seeds

•American grown seeds
•USDA Zones: 3-12

Originally named Long Island Dill, this behemoth Dill is just as flavorful if not more so than any other variety in "mammoth" 5-6 foot tall package. It is considered the best variety for pickling. This attractive foliage provides even larger flowers and a lovely aroma. This is a very easy to grow variety that readily reseeds itself and makes amazing companion plants for cabbage, onions, lettuce and tomatoes. Leaves can be dried for later use.

Medicinal Properties:
Rich in antioxidants, you'll also get a significant boost of vitamin C, an important antioxidant that helps your body to resist infection. Dill is also a good source of fiber, folate (important for cell division and production of DNA), calcium for healthy bones, riboflavin for cell function and development, manganese, and iron.

Growing Instructions:
Since dill does not transplant well, direct sowing is the best method for planting; plant the Mammoth Long Island Dill seeds for sale after the last spring frost in well drained, fertile soil and full sun. Sow the seeds 1/4" deep and 8" apart in rows 18" apart, thinning to 12-15" apart when the seedlings develop. Keep the seedlings watered, and apply a layer of mulch to conserve moisture and control weeds. Since mature plants may bolt if the soil dries out, keep the soil consistently moist.

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