Organic lovage


Organic lovage - Lovage

Common Name: Organic lovage
Genus: Lovage

Category: Fruit & Vegetables

Height: 2.00 m (200 cm)
Spread: 1.00 m (100 cm)

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile deep and moist
  • Rate of growth: fast
  • Hardiness: 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 taste to celery and it is said they are effective in aiding digestion or calming an upset stomach.

  • Growing Instructions:

    Sow thinly in March to May in a well prepared seedbed in full sun or partial shade. Sow 13mm deep in drills 30cm apart and transplant seedlings to 45cm apart. 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 clumps can be divided in spring.