Perennial herb lovage has a distinctive flavour that combines the savoury tastes of celery and anise. Use the young leaves in soups, stews and salads or cut the stems for crystallizing. Aromatic lovage seed can also be harvested for adding to savoury baked dishes. This tall hardy herb makes a useful addition to the back of borders and kitchen gardens. Height: 2m (79"). Spread: 1m (39").
1 packet (75 seeds) (24080)
Direct sow seeds from March to May, in a well prepared seedbed in full sun or partial shade. Sow seeds 13mm deep in drills 30cm apart. Transplant seedlings to 45cm apart. Seedlings should be thinned or transplanted to 45cm apart.