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Lovage Herb Seed

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Product Overview


Todd's Seeds presents the Lovage Herb Seed, a robust and flavorful perennial herb that is a hidden gem in the culinary world. Lovage, with its tall stature and lush greenery, is not only an attractive plant in the garden but also offers a rich, celery-like flavor that enhances a wide array of dishes. Its leaves, stems, and seeds are all edible, making it an incredibly versatile herb for cooking. Lovage is known for its use in soups, stews, and salads, and its leaves can be used much like celery in recipes. Beyond its culinary uses, Lovage has been traditionally used for its medicinal properties, including aiding digestion and as a diuretic.

**Planting Instructions**

- **Sowing Time:** Best planted in early spring or fall.
- **Soil Requirements:** Prefers rich, well-drained soil with a pH of 6.5-7.0.
- **Planting Depth:** Sow seeds 1/4 inch deep.
- **Spacing:** Space plants about 18-24 inches apart.
- **Germination:** Typically occurs within 10-14 days at temperatures of 60-70°F.

**Growth and Care**

- **Watering:** Requires regular watering, especially during dry periods.
- **Sunlight:** Thrives in full sun but can tolerate partial shade.
- **Fertilizing:** Light fertilization can promote vigorous growth.
- **Harvesting:** Harvest leaves as needed; young leaves have the best flavor.

**Health Benefits**

- **Digestive Aid:** Traditionally used to improve digestion and relieve bloating.
- **Rich in Vitamins:** Contains vitamins C and B complex.
- **Diuretic Properties:** Used historically as a natural diuretic.
- **Anti-inflammatory Effects:** May have anti-inflammatory properties.

**Culinary Uses**

- **Soups and Stews:** Adds depth and a celery-like flavor to soups and broths.
- **Salads:** Young leaves can be used in salads for a fresh, green taste.
- **Herbal Teas:** Leaves and seeds can be brewed into a soothing tea.
- **Seasoning:** The seeds can be used as a spice, similar to fennel seeds.

**Simple Recipe: Lovage and Potato Soup**

A hearty and flavorful soup that highlights the taste of Lovage.


- Fresh Lovage leaves, chopped
- Potatoes, diced
- Onion, chopped
- Vegetable or chicken broth
- Cream (optional)
- Salt and pepper to taste


1. Sauté onion in a pot until translucent.
2. Add diced potatoes and enough broth to cover them.
3. Bring to a boil and simmer until potatoes are tender.
4. Add chopped Lovage leaves and cook for a few more minutes.
5. Blend the soup until smooth, then return to the pot.
6. Stir in cream if desired, and season with salt and pepper.
7. Serve hot.

The Lovage Herb Seed from Todd's Seeds is a wonderful choice for gardeners and chefs who appreciate herbs with unique flavors and multiple culinary uses. Its robust growth and distinctive taste make it a valuable addition to any herb garden.


1 Packet: 5g

1 Gram ~ 600-650 seeds

1 Pound ~ 165,000 seeds



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