Liquorice Root Plant

Glycyrrhiza glabra Open Pollinated

  • Medicinal & culinary herb
  • Low maintenance once established

Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

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'Liquorice Root Plant' seeds

Glycyrrhiza glabra

  • Medicinal & culinary herb
  • Low maintenance once established

Well-known hardy perennial herb growing to 150cm in height with fern-like foliage and small purple/blue flowers. Harvest root at any time of year, 2-3 years after planting when the root size is between 3-5cm. The root can be dug out of the ground, washed, dried & eaten, or ground into a powder, or placed in water and boiled until water evaporates making a strong liquorice syrup. Distinct sweet liquorice flavour. Has a history of medicinal and culinary use. Also known as "Cultivated Liquorice" or "Sweetwood". Well drained soil. Full sun. Low maintenance once established. Dormant in winter. 


Seeds per gram: 700
Product code: G5-11

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 10mm
Season Spring or Summer
Germination 15-20 days @ 20-30°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 200cm
Plant Height 150cm
Position Full or part sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 730+ days


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Parcel Delivery Capped rate of $8.99
Express Delivery $15.00

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