Lovage

Lovage

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Levisticum officinale

Lovage is an upright herbaceous plant with leaves similar to Celery in taste and appearance. In French it's known as céleri bâtard or false celery.

It is a very versatile plant to grow in the kitchen garden.  Every bit of the plant - from root to seeds and stem - can be eaten. The leaves can be eaten raw, or used as a flavouring when cooking soups or stews, over eggs or in pasta dishes.  Roots are popular eaten as a vegetable, and the seeds can be ground into a spice to use when cooking.

Sow seed approx. 6mm deep, Spring and Summer, part or full sun, moist soil, Germination 7 - 21 days, Maturity approx. 90 days.  It may die off in Winter however will re-shoot in Spring.

20 seeds per packet