Plants ordered now will ship mid September.

Licorice, Chinese (Glycyrrhiza uralensis) potted plant, organic

$7.00$19.95

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.   Space plants 3 to 4 feet apart.

Potted plant, Certified Organically Grown

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  1. Question

    Adelia Hitt

    I have 3 Chinese licorice plants uralensis . that have germinated and are doing well. What about overwintering. I live in Kansas City. Do I keep them in kitchen window or do I need to put them outside on balcony. They would be in a plastic container. Also I want to get the Glycyrrhiza glabra. How late do you ship this out?

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hello Adelia,
      The licorice are herbaceous perennials so they should die back down to the crown (the top of the root) for winter dormancy and regrow in spring. They are best kept outdoors to properly go winter dormant. We have nice Glycyrrhiza glabra plants in stock and will ship up to mid-November. Richo

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