Lovage is a perennial member of the Apiaceae, or carrot, family. With its edible leaves, roots and seeds, this tall, leafy plant is a culinary treat. Allow plants to bloom and you will be rewarded with tons of pollinators.
Perennial. Flavorful, dark green leaves and yellow flowers; the leaves and seeds are used for flavoring stews, soups, salads, pickles, and more. Nice celery taste. The hardy plants can be grown in most of the North.
- 8-12 hours of Sun
- Sprouts in 10-14 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 60 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/4"
- Plant Spacing: 8-24"
- Frost Hardy: Yes
- Levisticum officinalis
Growing Tips: Start seeds indoors at least 6-8 weeks before last frost date. Grow indoors, transplanting out after last spring frost.