Fennel is a hardy, perennial herb widely grown in Europe. This herb spreaded into many areas in Asia during the colonization period and now it is one of the most popular herbs used by Orientals too. Fennel seeds are also used for medicinal applications.
Fennel is easily grown with seeds and will thrive almost anywhere in various climates. The plant has feather-like leaves, which have anise-like flavor. Plants grow well under full sun and can last for many years.