Liquorice Root Plant

Glycyrrhiza glabra


Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

$2.50
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Liquorice Root Plant

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. 

 


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 10mm
When: 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 to Maturity/Flowering: 730+ days

(Product number: G5-11)
Seeds per gram: 700 seeds


SKU G5-11
Shipping Weight 0.0004kg
Botanical name: Glycyrrhiza glabra
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 10 seeds
Seeds per gram: 700

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