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Growing Fennel, also Bronze fennel

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18 Dec 10 Mike Windows (Australia - temperate climate)
Just read about fennel which I have recently grown (from a potted plant) and enjoyed eating. Surprised that under "culinary" you don't mention baking, steaming or raw in salads or with fish. However, what your site doesn't tell me is what to do once you have harvested the bulbs. I cut the plant right back and it has regrown, shooting up tall ungainly stems that look weird (almost as if bulbs are trying to grow on the stems) and then the stem divides. The base doesn't look like promising bulbs. Can you help? I'm in metro Adelaide. Thanks.

Just read about fennel which I have recently grown (from a potted plant) and enjoyed eating. Surprised that under "culinary" you don't mention baking, steaming or raw in salads or with fish. However, what your site doesn't tell me is what to do once you have harvested the bulbs. I cut the plant right back and it has regrown, shooting up tall ungainly stems that look weird (almost as if bulbs are trying to grow on the stems) and then the stem divides. The base doesn't look like promising bulbs. Can you help? I'm in metro Adelaide. Thanks.

- Mike Windows

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