Herbs Anise Anise

Anise

Seed

Product ID: 904

Licorice flavored seeds.

Seeds are well-known for flavoring confections. Plants are easy to grow if well-maintained until established. Attractive, white umbel-type flowers make a nice ornamental.

• Attracts bees as well as other beneficial insects such as parasitic wasps, lady beetles, lacewings, and tachinid flies.

Avg. 11,300 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1 Ounce

$6.15
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1/4 Pound

$13.35
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1 Pound

$32.50
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5 Pounds

$143.95
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 6-14 days at 70°F (21°C).

SOWING: Direct seed (recommended): Use fresh seed, as viability deteriorates rapidly after two years. Sow directly into the garden in early spring, 1-2 seeds per inch, 1/4" deep. When seedlings are 3" tall, thin to 6" apart in rows 18" apart.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: A light, well-drained, moderately rich, sandy loam.

PLANT HEIGHT: 24" Plants may need staking to prevent lodging.

PLANT SPACING: 6".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Anise needs at least 130 days to grow before the seeds are mature. As soon as the tips of the fruits turn gray, harvest seeds before they turn black.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Pimpinella anisum
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
130 to seed harvest
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated