Licorice, Chinese (Glycyrrhiza uralensis), packet of 30 seeds
Family: Legume (Fabaceae)
Hardy to Zones 5 to 11
(Gan-cao, Chinese Licorice) Herbaceous perennial native to Siberia and China. Flowers blue to 3 feet. The plant prefers alkaline soil and thrives on neglect. This plant produces the fine-flavored licorice root. Traditional usage (TCM): demulcent, flavoring agent, harmonizer of formulae. Plant prefers full sun and dryish soils. Scarify seed on medium grit sandpaper, soak overnight and sow in warm conditions. Space plants 3 to 4 feet apart.
30 seeds per packet, Open Pollinated, Untreated, NO GMO’s