Soil

What soil is good for Dill?

Well draining soil with plenty of compost mixed in. 

Position

How much sun does Dill need?

Full to part sun 

Frost Tolerant

Is Dill frost tolerant?

Tolerates light frost

Spacing

How much space does Dill need?

Roughly 20cm apart 

Planting

When should I plant Dill?

Dill is a cool season crop which is best planted at soil temperatures between 10-20°C (50-68°F). It is usually planted in autumn through to spring. 

If transplanting seedlings, plant out in the early morning or evening and/or on an overcast day. Avoid planting at peak sun times and windy days, this will allow your plants to settle in comfortably and protect them from windburn and sunburn.  

Feeding

What do I feed Dill?

 Use an organic fertiliser throughout the season. 

Harvesting

When can I harvest Dill?

Harvest stems as required by trimming them at the base.

Pests

What pests does Dill get?

Aphids, Slug, Snail, Armyworm, Cutworm, Root Knot Nematode 

Diseases

What diseases does Dill get?

Powdery Mildew, Carrot Motley Dwarf, Leaf Spot, Downy Mildew 

Notes

Is there anything else I need to know about Dill?

Quite easy to grow, can be used fresh or dried.  

Troubleshooting

How do I troubleshoot my growing problems?

 Dill may need shelter from strong winds.

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