Growing Florence Fennel, also Finocchio

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26 Oct 20 Deborah Ross (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Hi how do you encourage it to bulb?
26 Oct 20 Anonymous (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Probably like any crop, plant it during the recommended time period, Feb-April for you. Growing time 14-20 weeks. Good soil regular watering. It probably needs the warmer temps to germinate and grow and then cooler temps to mature and form a bulb.
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