Anise Herb Seed

Product ID:904.11904

Anise Herb Seed

Product ID:904.11904

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.

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.


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

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



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.

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pimpinella anisum

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