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Lovage - Duchy Originals Organic Seeds

Levisticum officinale, Ligusticum levisticum

Hardy Perennial

Perennial herb lovage has a distinctive flavour that combines the savoury tastes of celery and anise. Use the young leaves in soups, stews and salads or cut the stems for crystallizing. Aromatic lovage seed can also be harvested for adding to savoury baked dishes. This tall hardy herb makes a useful addition to the back of borders and kitchen gardens. Height: 2m (79"). Spread: 1m (39").

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How to grow herbs

Ideal For:
kitchen garden, cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, low maintenance garden
Flowering Period:
June, July, August
Sowing Months:
March, April, May
Position:
sun or semi shade
    • 1 packet (75 seeds)

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    • Despatch: Within 3 days
    • £1.99
Direct sow seeds from March to May, in a well prepared seedbed in full sun or partial shade. Sow seeds 13mm deep in drills 30cm apart. Transplant seedlings to 45cm apart. Seedlings should be thinned or transplanted to 45cm apart.
Feed and water lovage plants regularly to keep the soil moist. Lovage leaves and young stalks can be harvested in spring. Do not deadhead lovage flowers if you intend to harvest the seed. Caution: Irritant to skin and eyes. Contact with lovage may cause photodermatitis in some people.

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