Grow Mammoth Long Island Dill from Seed
Name: Dill Weed / Anethum graveolens
Days to Maturity: 65 Days
Light Preference: Full Sun
Hardiness Zones: 3-11
Plant Spacing: 9-12″
Soil Preference: Moderately fertile, and well-drained
Growth Habit: Upright and top-heavy
Uses: Culinary, Medicinal, Attracts Butterflies, Aromatic
Often used in culinary for flavoring and pickling foods. Grows big and bushy, allowing for great harvests. Grows to about 3 feet tall, and blooms in late summer / early fall. Excellent to have in your garden if you wish to attract butterflies; also provides a very pleasant aromatic scent throughout your garden.
Not only great for culinary purposes but also used for over 5,000 years as a medicinal herb. Medicinally used to help calm digestions and treat stomach ailments. Also used to help soothe colicky babies.
Traditionally, dill was thought to bring good fortune, protection and wealth.
Learn more about the benefits of dills here.