Welcome to the Dill-ightful world of Dill! This herb, known for its feathery foliage and distinct aroma, is a must-have for any indoor garden. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a newbie, the Dill's easygoing nature and versatility make it a fun and rewarding addition to your home garden.
Scientifically known as Anethum graveolens, Dill is a flavorful and fragrant herb native to the Mediterranean. This annual belongs to the Apiaceae family, which includes plants like Carrots and Parsley. Dills grow to around 24 to 36 inches (61-91 cm), with slender hollow stems and alternate, finely divided, fern-like leaves that grow 4-8 inches (10-20 cm) long. The plant boasts aromatic white to yellow flowers gathered in small umbels. They grow to a diameter of 0.8-3.5 inches (2-9 cm) and are often used in pickling. The seeds are thick, straight to slightly curved, with a longitudinally ridged surface. Dill’s easy cultivation, distinctive flavor, and medicinal properties make it a rewarding addition to any garden space.