Lovage Seeds

Plant it once and enjoy it for years.

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$2.50

Details

The young leaves of lovage taste like celery and are used in spring salads and with potato, rice, soups, and poultry dishes. The roots and young stems are also edible. Lovage has some medicinal qualities and can be used as a fragrance in soaps and cosmetics. Being a perennial herb, you just have to plant it once and enjoy it for years.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Levisticum officinale
Life Cycle Perennial
Min. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 14 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 4-6 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
Plant Spacing 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Hardiness USDA Zone 3a: to -35F, USDA Zone 3b: to -30F, USDA Zone 4a: to -25F, USDA Zone 4b: to -20F, USDA Zone 5a: to -15F, USDA Zone 5b: to -10F, USDA Zone 6a: to -5F, USDA Zone 6b: to 0F, USDA Zone 7a: to 5F, USDA Zone 7b: to 10F
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)
Bloom Time Mid-Summer
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Flowers are fragrant
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Days to Harvest 80-90
Propagation Methods By dividing the rootball, From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 200