SECTION: Herbs, Lovage, Levisticum officinale
Perennial. Like a giant celery--adds height and drama to the herb bed. An ancient herb eaten as a celery-like vegetable, or used like parsley. Easy to grow in any deep, well-drained soil. Likes full sun, re-seeds. Sow from spring to late-summer, so long as it gets established before winter. Harvest leaves throughout the season for soups, gravies, salads, spaghetti sauce, meat.
One packet will plant 100+ sq ft when using 36" spacing in the bed.
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EA CULTURE: P Zones 4-9/Spacing 36"
SEEDS PER PACKET: 45
SOURCE CODE: C
PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Start seed in flats in the Spring to late Summer. Transplant 3' apart to a location with full sun to partial shade, and a well prepared soil with good drainage. A very easy herb to grow, it will re-seed vigorously. This perennial will grow to a height of 6'.
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