Levisticum officinale

£6.00

Lovage. Perennial to 2 m (7 ft) high. All parts are strongly aromatic with a yeasty-celery flavour and make a good celery-substitute. Likes a moist soil and a position in sun or part shade.

Out of stock (A selection of warm-weather plants will be available June 2022. All other trees and perennials will be orderable from late July, for autumn/winter delivery)

Description

Lovage. A vigorous, deep-rooted, large perennial growing to 2 m (7 ft) high. All parts are strongly aromatic with a yeasty-celery flavour and make a good celery-substitute; the young stems and leaves are usually used (raw or cooked) but roots and seeds are also edible. Attractive to bees and hoverflies. Likes a moist soil and a position in sun or part shade; hardy to -25°C.

Additional information

Weight 1.00 kg