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How readily does dill reseed???

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How readily does dill reseed???

Post  milaneyjane on 9/2/2011, 8:24 pm

I am thinking I have a SFG that is going to be dill from here on out. I have NEVER been able to get dill to grow and planted half a box of it along with my spinach and lettuce this spring. The dill went crazy this summer Laughing but a lot has gone to seed because I was so sick of making pickles. I have collected at least a cup of dill seed and the MM in the box is covered in thousands of dill seeds. Do you think I am ok just letting nature take it's course next spring if I leave the bed alone if I want the dill to grow?
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Re: How readily does dill reseed???

Post  Chopper on 9/3/2011, 12:44 am

The biggest treat last year was fresh dill and fresh dill heads for pickling. I had A LOT of dill also and it thrived. Lots of the dill just dried on the plant and when I pulled them out, lots and lots of seed fell to the soil. That said, I did not plant that box this summer and I had no dill come back. I was shocked. So never fear, you are safe. Very Happy

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Post  donnainzone5 on 9/3/2011, 12:30 pm

Chopper's experience with dill was the opposite of mine. Last year, I had three huge Mammoth Dill plants. I couldn't eat it all, so it went to seed. I harvested many of the seeds.



Few dill plants sprouted in the immediate vicinity of last year's plants, but many grew several feet away to the south. Beats me!
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Re: How readily does dill reseed???

Post  westie42 on 9/4/2011, 1:25 am

If un impeded dill reproduction would make rabbits look like nuns.

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