Lovage, Levisticum officinale, is a tall perennial plant tasting of a mixture of parsley and celery. Can grow to 6-8 feet tall! The leaves and young stems are good for soups and salads or as a tea or garnish. All parts of lovage are edible! The seeds can be used as a spice, similar to fennel seeds. Lovage is high in Quercetin a plant flavonoid that has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Give plenty of space and rich, deep soil with plenty of moisture. Full sun to partial shade. Harvest 85 to 95 days from seed.
Package contains 1 gram, approximately 250 Lovage Herb Seeds.
Lovage Planting Instructions:
Direct sowing in late spring when soil temperatures have warmed to 60 degrees F, sow seeds on the surface of your soil and cover with a dusting of soil/sand. If choosing to start seeds indoors, start 6 to 8 weeks before the last danger of frost has passed.Transplant outdoors with 2 to 3 foot spacing and 2 to 3 feet between rows once the plants are hardened.
Germination: 10 to 20 days at 65 - 70 F.