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Licorice

NZ $4.95

Description


Ancient medicinal plant, native to Europe and Asia, is renown for its anti-inflammatory, anti-fatigue and confectionary properties. Known to be 50 times sweeter than cane sugar, the root (which sends out horizontal runners) is harvested and dried after two years growth. 1 to 5g of dried licorice root makes a refreshing cup of tea. Matures second season from transplant.

Maturity second season from transplant.

 

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4803

Glycyrrhiza glabra

Information

OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION DAYS TO GERMINATION HEIGHT DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS WHEN TO SOW NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET PREFERRED GROWING METHOD BEST USE
18-24 14-21 100cm-icon 100cm 60cm-icon 60cm 2.3 40 Transplant-icon Transplant Culinary/Medicinal-icon Culinary/Medicinal

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

  1 Early Spring 2 Late Spring &
Early Summer
3 Late Summer &
Early Autumn

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