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Licorice Root Seeds

Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) is perennial pea family plant best known for its sweet roots, which are often used in herbal teas, but can also be chewed raw or dry. Plants are extremely hardy and tolerant of low fertility soil conditions. The plants are slow growing, but once established require minimal water. Plants can be propagated relatively easily through root divisions. Harvest late season first year roots minimally, but second year roots can be really fun to follow in the soil and dig up for much larger harvest.

Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) is perennial pea family plant best known for its sweet roots, which are often used in herbal teas, but can also be chewed raw or dry. Plants are extremely hardy and tolerant of low fertility soil conditions. The plants are slow growing, but once established require minimal water. Plants ca

Licorice seed

Uses: Root can be chewed raw or used as a flavouring. The source of liquorice powder that is extracted and used in sweets, baked goods, ice cream, soft drinks etc, it is also used medicinally.
It has a sweet and delicious flavor, but the root is very fibrous. The root contains glycyrrhizin, a substance that is 50 times sweeter than sucrose.
The dried root is often used for chewing, it is excellent for teething children and also as a tooth cleaner.
A tea made from the roots is an excellent thirst quencher.
The powdered root is also used as a sweetener in other herb teas. The leaves are used as a tea substitute in Mongolia.

Seedman’s Licorice seeds