Learn how to grow dill with this easy-to-follow guide. Includes information on sun requirements, planting tips, when to harvest, and more!


What soil is good for Dill?

Well draining soil with plenty of compost mixed in. 


How much sun does Dill need?

Full to part sun 

Frost Tolerant

Is Dill frost tolerant?

Tolerates light frost


How much space does Dill need?

Roughly 20cm apart 


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.  


What do I feed Dill?

 Use an organic fertiliser throughout the season. 


When can I harvest Dill?

Harvest stems as required by trimming them at the base.


What pests does Dill get?

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


What diseases does Dill get?

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


Is there anything else I need to know about Dill?

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


How do I troubleshoot my growing problems?

 Dill may need shelter from strong winds.

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