Lovage

Lovage

Levisticum officinalis

Lovage is a must for the garden. Use young leaves in soups, stews, Italian dishes. Flavour can be likened to celery and aniseed.
Seeds can be used in Indian dishes and for adding flavour to brandy.

  • Hardy perennial
  • Height 2m
  • Small greenish yellow flowers in summer. Clump forming stems with aromatic leaves.
  • Full sun or partial shade
  • Rich moist well drained soil
  • Cut back dead leaves in autumn. Divide in spring or autumn.