Mammoth dill, also known as Long Island Mammoth dill, gets its name from its size: this variety can grow up to 3 to 5—and occasionally up to 6—feet with a 2-foot spread. Not surprisingly, Mammoth produces giant flowers with seed umbels reaching up to 15 to 18 inches across. This spectacular dill plant variety attracts many beneficial insects and hummingbirds.
- Leaves mature in 60 to 75 days; seeds mature in 110 days
- Grows to 3 to 6 feet
- Requires full sunlight
- May require staking
- Bolts easily, better for cool to moderate climates
- Giant flowers and umbels attract beneficial birds and insects
- Fresh leaves great for cooking; large seeds excellent for pickling
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