Dill is an annual herb, belonging to the celery family, that is grown for both its leaf foliage and dried seed. It is suited to both cool and warm season planting, however it needs to get set outside the more severe parts of those seasons.
When to plant
Zone 1: March - April + October - December
Zone 2: March - June + September - November
Zone 3: April - September
Zone 4: June - July
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Soil A couple of weeks prior to planting, prepare the soil by incorporating a high level of organic matter, such as compost and well-rotted animal manure.
Soil pH Level 5.5–7.5
How to Plant Use a free draining soil well integrated with compost or good quality potting mix when growing in pots. Propagate in a mini greenhouse when it is too hot or cold, and then transplant once conditions become more suitable. Prone to bolting to seed, make sure to keep well hydrated and out of the direct, hot sun.
Companion Plants all Brassicas, Lettuce, Cucumber
Spacing 30cm Depth 0.5-1cm Position Full sun preferred when growing in winter, partial shade is otherwise best