Dill, Long Island Mamoth

Dill, Long Island Mamoth

Dill, Mammoth Long Island Herb, Organic Seed

Annual. 70 days. Stemmy, fast growing plant goes to seed quickly. Large umbels are covered with  masses of seed. Good for pickling. Height: 2 + feet.

Originally named Long Island Dill, this tall billowing relative of Queen Anne’s Lace and carrots is  perfect for edible landscaping, container gardens and, well, pickles, of course! All parts of the plant–l  eaves, stems, 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 still makes great pickles.

Mammoth Long Island Dill is used as a pickling spice, food flavoring, and garnish. Leaves can be dried for later use. Grows a little taller than Bouquet with sparser foliage and is more green (slightly less blue-green) in color. Higher yields and earlier maturity than other varieties. Considered the best variety for pickling! Attractive to bees, butterflies, and/or birds. Average water needs.

Packet App. 50 seeds


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