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Glycyrrhiza glabra

Common Name(s): Licorice
Family: Fabaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 90 to 150 (days)
Abs.Max=86° (F)    Opt.Max=77° (F)
Opt.Min=57° (F)    Abs.Min=41° (F)
Precipitation: 20 to 39 (in.)
Winter Minimum: 14° (F)
Soil pH: 6.5 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Heavy, medium
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity: Very bright
Energy tonic respiratory, digestive hepatic, female systems and source of glycyrrhizin. Root crop.
Crop not found in disease search.
Additive - flavoring, Material - essent oils, Medicinal -
Temperate, subtropical-dry summer, steppe and semi-arid
Geographical Origin:
Northern Africa, Asia Temp, Indian Subcontinent, Eastern Europe, Southeastern Europe, Southwestern Europe, Widely cultivated
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