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Dill Dukat

£1.25

Dill Dukat has an abundant foliage which is sweet and aromatic and the seeds have a sharper flavour which are used as a spice.

Dill has many culinary uses and particularly goes well with fish. Dill is easy to grow and is a very attractive plant, with its fern like leaves, whether grown in a container or garden bed.

      

When to Sow All year round on a windowsill or March to June outdoors.
Where to Sow Sow seeds indoors 1.5cm (½in) deep, in pots or trays of compost and lightly cover the seeds with a sprinkling of compost , and place on a light windowsill.
Sow thinly direct outdoors where they are to crop, 1.5cm (½in) deep, into finely-prepared soil.
Keep soil moist at all times.
What to do Next Seeds sown direct outside should be thinned out to 20cm (8in) apart once the seedlings are large enough to handle. 
Keep the plants weed free and water during dry periods.
Pick a few leaves, as required, from each plant so that they regrow quickly.
Harvest Indoor crops all year round and outdoor crops from May. 
Handy Tips Harvest the leaves when young for fresh use or drying.
If only leaves are required remove the flowers.
When the seeds are ripe and turn brown on outdoor crops, cut the stems, shake the seeds into a paper bag and dry indoors.
Companion Planting Good companions to Cabbage, Lettuce, Onions, Sweetcorn and Cucumbers. 
Nutritional Information Has a significant amount of vitamin A and Vitamin C as well as trace amounts of folate, iron and manganese.
Serving Suggestion Great for use in homemade pickles and sauces or served with fish, especially salmon or trout.


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