One of the many vegetables we can regrow from cuttings is fennel. Here is the growth progress of a cutting over just a few days:
Fennel fronds have a taste similar to licorice and make great additions to salads and soups. I love to brew a nice hot cup of tea using fennel leaves as well!
1.) Chop the base of the fennel bulb with a clean knife and place in a shallow bowl of water:
2.) After 24 hours, new growth is already visible:
3.) 48 hours:
4.) 60 hours:
5.) 9 Days:
6.) 13 days later, it is ready to be planted!
6.) Check out these cute little buds forming! So adorable!
7.) Plant in nutrient-rich soil just deep enough to cover the base but not the new fronds in a mostly sunny spot. The soil needs to be well draining or the fennel will rot. This herb is pretty tough though!
Now go get some dirt under your nails!
amazing it actually works!