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Lovage Herb Seeds

Lovage Herb Seeds

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Lovage is a herb with deeply divided dark green leaves it looks & tastes like celery. It is mainly the leaves & seeds of Lovage that are used but the root can be eaten too like a vegetable too. Lovage can be used as a substitute for parsley or celery...
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Lovage is a herb with deeply divided dark green leaves it looks & tastes like celery. It is mainly the leaves & seeds of Lovage that are used but the root can be eaten too like a vegetable too.

Lovage can be used as a substitute for parsley or celery in recipes but as it has a stronger flavour it is best to use in smaller quantities.

Lovage is a bushy perennial that grows up to 1.5 m tall. It is best to use the leaves when young - snip stems at about 40cm as older/longer leaves can taste bitter. Some stems can be left and they will produce flat tiny clusters of green-yellow flowers followed by brown seeds use these seeds like celery seed.

Lovage does die back in winter but will regrow the following spring. Sometimes a layer of mulch will help it get through particulary cold winters.

A very useful herb in stews, soups and stocks and goes well with chicken & pork.

Lovage Herb Seed Information

Seed Quantity: Approx 300 seeds per pack.
Site:
Full sun or partial shade.
When to Sow
March to May.
How to Sow:  
Sow 3-4 seeds 1mm deep into a small pot with compost. Water and keep undercover at 15°C. When large enough to handle thin to the strongest seedling. When risk of frost has passed 'harden off' seedlings for 5 days before planting outside 45cm apart. Keep well watered. Harvest regularly to ensure fresh new growth.
Care:
Keep well watered. Harvest regularly to ensure fresh new growth.
Harvest: June to October.

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