SHRUB, American WILD LICORICE

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American WILD LICORICE Glycyrrhiza lepidota 

Seeds per pack ~20 Germination: 91% (Packed for 2023)

Growing American licorice is a rewarding experience for any gardener. It requires a warm climate with full sun for best growth and can be grown from seed or cuttings. The plants are attractive and can reach up to 5 feet in height with a spread of up to 3 feet. The foliage is a soft green with oval leaves, and the flowers are small and white. The licorice flavor comes from the plant's roots and can be harvested in late summer. When harvesting the roots, be sure to dig up the entire plant and remove all of the roots. Be sure to handle the roots carefully, as they can break easily. After harvesting, you can enjoy the delicious flavor of American licorice! Once harvested, the roots can be dried and stored for later use. American licorice is a delicious and easy-to-grow plant that can bring a unique flavor to many recipes.