Mammoth Long Island Dill Seeds originally named Long Island Dill this tall billowing relative of Queen Anne's Lace and Carrots is perfect for edible landscaping container gardens and pickles.
All parts of the plant-leaves stem flowers and seeds can be used to impart dill flavor to dishes. Beyond its pungent flavor and culinary versatility, dill has a long history of medicinal use.
Ancient Egyptians referred to dill as a soother; gladiators believed it imparted courage churchgoers felt the seeds imbued alertness and villagers considered dill a protective charm.
Dill (and other members of the carrot family) are the sole food plants for the caterpillars of the beautiful Black Swallowtail butterfly.
Lacewings and Syrphid fly adults eat the pollen of dill and other carrot family plants, and their larvae prey on plant-sucking aphids.
Dill plants scattered here and there throughout a garden will help control aphids.
Spring, soil temp 65F+
SOW 3 seeds per plant 1/4"deep,about 24"apart. Keep moist
Germination 21-28 Days
Thin to single best seedling. Use scissors to cut out unwanted sprouts
Height 36"+ x 24" Wide
Medium water. Light organic fertilizer