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Levisticum officinale

Lovage

A kitchen garden staple from medeival times, this forgotten herb deserves a new look. The leaves and seeds have a celery-like flavor, perfect for potatoes, tomatoes, chicken, stuffings, rice, creamed soups, savory pies and vegetables. The roots were traditionally used as a warming and drying medicine, beneficial for the digestive system and the kidneys.

Growing Tips:
Prefers fertile, moist, well-drained soil in full sun, but will tolerate a range of conditions.


Height: 60-72 Inches

Spread: 36 Inches

USDA Zone: 5-8

Color: Green


Attributes:

  • Culinary
  • Fragrant
  • Medicinal
  • Border or Bed

Combo Usage:

  • Filler (main structural)

Brand:

  • One Earth Edibles

Exposure:

  • Partial Sun
  • Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2

Vigor Rating:

  • Plays with others