(Levisticum officinale) As a culinary herb, lovage has a celery-like flavor but richer with hints of fennel and curry. Use the stems, leaves, and seeds in the same fashion as celery. Medicinal: As a medicinal herb, lovage is used as a tea for its diuretic effect and as a carminative (relief of gas). Pkt (0.25 g, 70 seeds)
Culture: Perennial in zones 3-10. Germination: 65°F, darkness required, 14 days. Transplant. Sun or part shade. 60 in. tall.