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Liquorice

Glycyrrhiza glabra

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Also known as

Sweetwood, Licorice

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.3m

Max

1.1m

90cm

Min

80cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Liquorice plant (Glycyrrhiza glabra)

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Liquorice plant (Glycyrrhiza glabra)

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Liquorice Overview

This is a perennial with short tough stems that will spring from a rather woody rootstock with feathery mid-green leaves. It will bear pea-like, bluish purple and white flowers on short upright spikes in late summer. It will grow to a height and spread of about 1m.

How to propagate Liquorice

Division

You can propagate by division in the spring.

Seed

Seeds in the autumn or spring.

Other uses of Liquorice

Found on and around meadows