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Petite Sea Fennel

Inventory, 4 oz : 0
This item was last sold on : 11/17/19
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Petite? Sea Fennel? is small in size and has three-lobed leaves that grow in clusters of two to three on thin, green stems. The flat, fleshy leaves are smooth and velvety with a dusty white coating covering the surface, and each lobe tapers to a small point. There is also faint green veining spanning across the lobes of the leaf. The green stems are thin, pliable, and crisp. Petite? Sea Fennel? is delicate and crunchy with a mild, salty flavor with hints of anise and ginger.


Petite? Sea Fennel? is available year-round.

Current Facts

Petite? Sea Fennel? is a part of a trademarked line of specialty greens grown by Fresh Origins Farm in San Diego, California. Petite? Greens are grown to be slightly larger than microgreens but are still harvested young, approximately 4-6 weeks after sowing. Crisp, succulent Petite? Sea Fennel? is most commonly used as a garnish by chefs to add texture, flavor, and fresh briny notes to seafood-based main dishes, salads, and appetizers.

Nutritional Value

Petite? Sea Fennel? contains calcium and vitamins A, C, and E.


Petite? Sea Fennel? greens are best suited for raw applications as the crunchy texture, and salty flavor cannot withstand high heat preparations. The briny flavor of Petite? Sea Fennel? compliments seafood of all kinds, especially shellfish, and is commonly used as a garnish. Petite? Sea Fennel? can also be mixed into cream-based pasta, sprinkled in leafy green salads, torn and blended into salsa verde, and placed as a light garnish in cocktails such as the gin and tonic. Petite? Sea Fennel? pairs well with halibut, trout, salmon, crab, oysters, octopus, squid, clams, prosciutto, peas, cucumber, parsley, pesto, lemon juice, gnocchi, aged hard cheeses, and cream-based sauces. They will keep 7-10 days when stored unwashed, in a sealed container, and in the refrigerator.

Ethnic/Cultural Info

Fresh Origins Farm’s specialty items such as Petite? Sea Fennel? have increased in popularity with chefs as the greens can contribute crunchy textures, visual appeal, and can add an element of surprise using unusual flavors to elevate the dining experience. Fresh Origins Farm is the leading national producer of both common and unique greens and uses the mild and sunny Southern California climate to produce healthy crops with bold, exceptional flavors.


Petite? Sea Fennel? and other Petite? Greens were first developed in the mid-1990s and early 2000s by Fresh Origins Farm in San Diego, California. Today Petite? Sea Fennel? is available through select partners of Fresh Origins Farm, such as Specialty Produce, and are found across the United States.

Recipe Ideas

Recipes that include Petite Sea Fennel. One is easiest, three is harder.
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