Native to the Mediterranean region, dill is an annual or biennial herb which grows up to three feet high. It has small, aromatic yellow flowers which are arranged in clusters; it blooms in midsummer. Dill's feathery leaves are also aromatic and are blue-green in color. It usually has one main stem which is also blue-green. Dill's seeds are aromatic and contain mineral salts, calcium, silicic acid and phosphorus. Dill is now cultivated worldwide.
Some little facts about dill: 1. It is native to the Mediterranean, and now grown worldwide. 2. It is an annual or biennial herb 3. Can grow up to 3 feet high, thus the name long island mammoth, very likely. 4. The flowers are small, yellow and aromatic, and have neat clustered arrangements. They bloom in midsummer. 5. The "feathery" leaves of dill, very tiny and fine, are aromatic and have a cool blue green color to them. 6. There is one main stem, it is a blue green color as well. 7. Seeds from dill are aromatic, and contain calcium, phosphorous, and salicylic acid.