1000 Organic Mammoth Long Island Dill Organic Herb Seeds
Mammoth Long Island Dill is used as a pickling spice, food flavoring, and garnish. Leaves can be dried for later use. Grows a little taller than Bouquet with sparser foliage and is more green (slightly less blue-green) in color. Higher yields and earlier maturity than other varieties. Considered the best variety for pickling! Attractive to bees, butterflies, and/or birds. Average water needs. Historical records suggest that dill has been used for medicinal purposes for over 5,000 years; its primary use was to calm the digestion and treat stomach ailments, hence its name from an old Saxon word meaning "to lull." Ancient Greek tradition suggested covering the head with dill leaves to induce sleep, while many herbal remedies from ages past recommend dill to soothe colicky babies. Traditionally, dill was thought to bring good fortune, protection, and wealth. Though the origin of dill's famous association with the pickle is not known, an 1640 recipe from the cook of England's King Charles I requires dill in its pickled cucumbers. Today, German, Greek, and Scandinavian cuisine most often include dill. Mammoth Long Island Dill is especially valued by commercial growers for its reliability and excellent flavor. These seeds are non-GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms), and are also free from all Neonicotinoids. They are packaged in our superb Gold Mylar Mylar Zip Packaging, which gives the seeds the best storage possible, and allows you to reseal the bag for later use. The artwork and labels on the packet are loaded with information - many people comment that it is the most beautiful packet that they have ever seen. If you have never tried out our seeds before, this is your chance to experience something special!
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