lovage / Levisticum officinale

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Buy lovage lovage / Levisticum officinale: lovage adds a aniseed flavour to chicken or fish or sauces

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, moist, but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: slow to average
  • Flowering period: July to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A tall addition to the herb garden, this hardy perennial can be used to season soups and stews. The leaves, stems and seed have a similar (but stronger) flavour to celery, and it is said to be effective in aiding digestion or calming an upset stomach.

  • Garden care: Keep well watered during the warm weather and you will be able to enjoy the crop from June until the first sharp frosts. The plant will die down during winter, and large Protect using a cloche as it dislikes winter wet.

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