Dill Plants

Dill Varieties

rlicari added on December 25, 2016 | Answered

Does the age of the dill plant affect its appearance, aroma and texture? I bought some fresh cut dill for cooking that was very feathery and fine, and had quite a distinct aroma. Some dill I bought recently did not have the same qualities. The leaves were less fine and the aroma didn't seem obvious (photo attached). Could this have been a different variety or just from an older plant? Thank you Rosanna

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Answered on December 26, 2016

Yes, there are many different varieties of Dill.
It may not be easy to identify culinary varieties unless they are labeled.

Here is a great article the highlights some of varieties that are commonly grown.


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