Fennel is a member of the Foeniculum family. Its botanical name is Foeniculum officinale. The scientific name epithet officinale means 'used medicinally'.Fennel is categorised as a species of edible vegetable. Try planting Fennel if you'd like to attract butterflies to your garden.
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These plants have been known to grow well alongside Fennel so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Fennel so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Fennel plants: