A picture of a Glycyrrhiza

Glycyrrhiza

Glycyrrhiza spp.

Glycyrrhiza lepidota (4007533989) by Matt Lavin (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Glycyrrhiza Overview

    Genus contains around 21 hardy perennials that typically flower in summer. These originate from a diverse range of habitats, from dry scrubland to wet, swampy environments. They are mainly grown for their roots, from which sweet liquorice is derived. Flowers are white and pea-like, produced on unbranched stems. Foliage is sticky and divided pinnately.

    How to propagate Glycyrrhiza

    Division

    You can propagate by division in the spring.

    Seed

    Seeds in the autumn or spring.