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Cicely, Sweet (Myrrhis odorata)


Perennial

Culinary
Height: 4 feet
Aspect: Sunny or partial shade
Soil Type: Free Draining and deep
Uses: Culinary - reduces acidity of fruit
Care: Cut back after flowering to encourage fresh growth
Usually available: All year
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Description:

Cicely, Sweet (Myrrhis odorata)

Cicely, Sweet – Myrrhis odorata

Cicely, Sweet – Myrrhis odorata is a hardy perennial with fern like lacy foliage. White flowers in umbels from Spring to early Summer. An early nectar plant so good for pollinators too.

It likes rich well drained soil in a sunny or partially shaded situation.

A culinary plant that can add flavour to many dishes. Use the leaves and boiled roots for an aniseed flavour in salads. The root can be used to make wine. The seeds, both ripe and unripe can also be eaten. Add leaves to stewed fruit to remove acidity.

£2.10

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Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg
Height

3 – 5 Foot

Life Cycle

Perennial

Colour

Whites and Creams

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

No

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun, Semi-Shade

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

No

Culinary Herbs

Desserts, Drinks

Scented

Aniseed

Herb Group

Other

A-Z

C

Width / Spread

2-3 feet

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