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Licorice, Official (Glycyrrhiza glabra) potted plant, organic
Family: Legume (Fabaceae)
Hardy to Zones 7 to 11
Herbaceous perennial native to the Mediterranean and to Russia. True, sweet variety. Traditional usage (TWM): demulcent, expectorant, flavoring agent, chronic fatigue, adrenal exhaustion, gastric ulcer. Plant prefers full sun and dry, alkaline soils. Inoculate soil with rhizobium (mycoblast) for best results. Once established, the plants shoot up like a young willow thicket, setting erect lilac flowers that give way to the smooth pods. The part used is the stoloniferous root, which can be harvested after 2 or 3 years of growth. Plant prefers full sun and dry, alkaline soils. Space 1 to 2 feet apart.
Potted plant, Certified Organically Grown