LOVAGE - organic seeds
Levisticum officinaleLovage is a hardy perennial herb. Grows up to 6 feet height. Large leaves and slightly greenish yellow flowers. Can be used in cooking. Similar to parsley.
Leaves can be used in salads, soups, to make broths. Roots can be eaten as a vegetable. Its flavor and smell can be described as a mix of celery and parsley but with a higher intensity of both of those flavors. Survives winter even in very cold climates. Tender young growth has the best flavour.
Panting conditions: Full sun in cool climates, partial shade where summers are very hot.
Grow aside with potatoes, peppers and beans. Needs eich soil that retains moisture.
Spacing: 1 plant needs 60x60cm
Start seeds indoors and set out at about the time of your last frost. Lovage will reach its mature size in about three years.
Packet 15 seeds