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1 packet Lovage - 40 seeds. Lovage is an erect, herbaceous with a basal rosette of leaves and stems with further leaves.
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Description for Lovage

Levisticum officinale is the scientific name of the Lovage. It is a tall perennial plant. Ternately compound, deeply divided, dark green leaves resemble flattened parsley or celery leaves. The flowers are produced in globose umbels. Life span of this plant may be up to 100 days.

Common name(s): Lovage, bladder seed
Flower colours: Greenish-yellow
Bloom time: Spring
Max reacahble height: Up to 2 m
Difficulty to grow:: Medium to grow

Planting and care

Sow a few into a small pot filled with seed compost and cover with a thin layer of perlite. Sow seeds 5mm deep. Place in a warm climate to germinate. Germination takes 10-14 days. Keep soil moist until they are established. When seedlings are large enough, prick out into individual pots. Plant out well rooted plants into the garden in late spring or early summer. Plant the seedlings 24 to 36 inches apart, 3 to 5 feet between rows.

Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
Soil: Moist, loamy, well-drained soil
Water: Medium
Temperature: 20 to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer: Use any organic fertilizer.

Caring for Lovage

  • Cut back in autumn/summer.
  • Pluck out the weeds if grown near to the plant.
  • Larger clumps can be replanted.
  • Look for bugs or blight disease and apply insecticide or bactericide/fungicide.

Harvesting

Leaves are best picked before plants start to flower.

Typical uses of Lovage

Special features: Aroma and taste

Culinary use: This plant can be a part of herb gardens for the celery-like flavor of its leaves, stems, roots and seeds.

Ornamental use: It has an ornamental value.

Medicinal use: It is traditionally used in herbal medicines.

References

  • http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl1.1/record/kew-2341672
  • https://www.rhs.org.uk/Plants/10030/i-Levisticum-officinale-i/Details
  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=k850

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5 / 5 Noufeena 16 October 2018
The vegetable seeds have germinated.I can give my real review only after a few months

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