Anise – Item #396


Sweetly flavored leaves and seeds. Produces umbels of tiny white flowers, followed by seeds that ripen in late summer. Very easy to grow. Use seeds in fruit salads, baking, soups and in potpourri. Leaves make an attractive and flavorful garnish.

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Additional information

Weight 0.5 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 12″ (30cm)

Row Space: 12″ (30cm)

Sprouts In: 7-14 days

Plant in full sun in spring after soil has completely warmed. Anise does best in light soil with even water. Keep soil evenly moist and well-weeded while plants are young.

Leaves can be picked for garnish anytime. Harvest seed heads when they turn from green to grey green. Cut stems and place in an open sack to dry. Gently rub off seeds when completely dry.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Pimpinella anisum

Matures In: 60 days

Type: annual