Dill - annual


Propagation: Seed in AO 25/40 10/10 or AO 36/40 10/10 (or MM 40/40)
Temperature: 75°F. Humidity: 75%.
Germination time 7 days. 

Root /grow: Approximate: Summer: 4 weeks. Winter: 5 weeks.

Transplanting: To slab or NFT when seedlings are 2 inch tall.
Plant spacing: 1-2” between each plant center on the slab (or NFT).

Special nutrient requirements: None, however watch N carefully.

Growing time to harvest: (after transplanting) Summer: 4 weeks. Winter: 6 weeks.

Yield: Summer: 1 lbs per 5 ft. NFT trough. Winter: 1 lbs. per 10 ft. NFT trough.

Light: Requires full sun. Dill grows slowly during short days.

Sensitive to: Fungal infections: Little, but some sensitivity on short days Insects: Not really (except for some aphids)

Notes: Dill is easy to grow and well accepted in this market. It is less likely to bolt at high temperature than coriander. You may harvest by cutting the tops at the crown and allowing to re-grow or pull up the roots. Consider leaving the stone wool on to improve shelf life.