Anise, Pimpinella anisum, 4in potted plant, Organic, Heirloom, GMO Free
4in Potted Plant
Scientific Name: Pimpinella anisum
Anise bears a strong family resemblance to dill and fennel, producing flowers in thick umbels. However anise is used for its flavor in sweets, baked goods, lending a licorice flavor. Anise has a long history of use and was also used as a carminative in herbal medicine.
Origination: Eastern Mediterranean
Recommended Uses: Culinary, medicinal
Hardiness: zones: USDA 7-10
Flower Color: White
Other Names: Aniseed
Growing Instructions: Anise plants grow best in light, fertile, well-drained soil. Anise have a taproot, meaning they do not transplant well after being established. When the umbels are full with fully developed brown seeds, cut off the heads before they fall off; Store in a dry place.