⁽¹⁾ Sow the ſeeds of finnochia in drills made about a foot aſunder, thinly ſcattered over about half an inch thick.
⁽²⁾ Sow finnochia in drills about eighteen inches or two feet aſunder, to ſucceed that ſown laſt month; draw the earth up to the plants almoſt full grown, to blanch them.
⁽³⁾ Thin the finnochia plants, ſown the former month, allowing them room enough to grow: the plants which are taken out ſhould not be tranſplanted, for they rarely are good for any thing.
FINNOCHIA, sweet-fennel, in botany, a ſpecies of fennel, cultivated in gardens as a ſallad-herb, and as ſuch much liked by ſome.
Sow finnochia in drills about twenty inches aſunder. A light rich and moiſt ſpot is neceſſary at this ſeaſon, otherwiſe the plants will run to ſeed.
In ſome warm place ſow young ſallads, likewiſe rape, ſorrel, finnochia and ſpinach.
Finnochia, a variety of fennel.
The Florence or Finnochia Fennel (F. dulce) is an Italian annual of dwarf compact growth, not exceeding 2½ ft. high.