Hli 8230 licorice
Germination Days : 7-10
Planting Depth : 1/4
Seed Code : C
Seeds Per Packet : 30
Spacing : 36
When To Plant : Spring
67 PKTs Available
Licorice HLI-8230



The original licorice stick

is simply a dried root of this plant-still a sought-after treat.

Amazingly sweet roots are harvested in third year.

Fine-flavored demulcent and expectorant, used in treating chronic fatigue, adrenal exhaustion, and ulcers.
Also potent anti-inflammatory. Catalyst for other herbs. Easy to grow in sun.

BOTANICAL NAME: Glycyrrhiza glabra


Start in flats, transplant into well-drained garden soil and full sun or partial shade. Prefers sandy soil. Needs moderate watering, likes heat. Overwinters in zones 6-10. in colder zones, dig the roots and replant in spring. To germinate, rub the seeds lightly on sandpaper or nick with a sharp blade, then soak overnight. Seeds should swell. Plant swollen seeds and re-soak the small hard ones, or nick again. Harvest roots 2nd or 3rd year.

GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: Perennial/Zones 7-10/Height to 6'/Spacing 3'


Photo Credit: Raffi Kojian at Gardenology.org

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