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Young leaves have fresh celery flavor.

Full Description

A hardy perennial herb, lovage bears the clean, sweet taste of fresh cut celery. An easy to grow stout upright plant amasses 3-5 feet in just one growing season! Use as a summerlong, heat tolerant supplement to celery flavoring needs. Lovage plants are extremely hardy and can survive below zero temperatures. They die back to the ground, but re-sprout in early spring. Very few insects attack this plant, and completely resistant to rabbits.

Product properties

Sun The amount of sunlight this product needs daily in order to perform well in the garden. Full sun means 6 hours of direct sun per day; partial sun means 2-4 hours of direct sun per day; shade means little or no direct sun.

Full Sun

Days To Maturity The average number of days from when the plant is actively growing in the garden to the expected time of harvest.

90 days

Life Cycle This refers to whether a plant is an annual, biennial or perennial. Annuals complete their life cycles in one year; biennials produce foliage the first year and bloom and go to seed the second year; perennials can live for more than two years.


Height The typical height of this product at maturity.

48-60 inches

Spread The width of the plant at maturity.

18-24 inches

Sow Method This refers to whether the seed should be sown early indoors and the seedlings transplanted outside later, or if the seed should be sown directly in the garden at the recommended planting time.

Direct Sow/Indoor Sow

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Full Sun
Days To Maturity
90 days
Life Cycle
48-60 inches
18-24 inches
Sow Method
Direct Sow/Indoor Sow
Planting Time
Fall, Spring
24 inches