Bronze Fennel

Foeniculum vulgare dulce 'Rubrum'

Can be used like common fennel, but this variety is not invasive and hosts swallowtail butterfly caterpillars! Its fresh bronze or copper-colored leaves add interest to salads with its unusual color and the surprising taste of sweet fennel.

Water: Light to Regular Water

Hardiness: Frost Hardy


Habit: 3 to 4' tall and wide perennial

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: Any soil with compost

Origin: Mediterranean

Bronze Fennel