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Posted by johnnyb4444 none (My Page) on
Fri, Feb 18, 11 at 20:23

i was wondering can you grow a fennel bulb in a 5 gallon container?


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RE: fennel

  • Posted by tapla z5b-6a mid-MI (My Page) on
    Fri, Feb 18, 11 at 23:38

Absolutely. It should do well in a sunny spot in a very fast draining soil - one that won't stay soggy - they don't like wet feet, but like the soil evenly damp. You probably should do your best to keep soil temps lower than 70* or so to help keep the plant(s) from bolting. My fertilizer choice would be something in a 3:1:2 ratio, like MG 24-8-16 or 12-4-8.

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