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Levisticum officinale

Common Name(s): Lovage
Family: Apiaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 140 to 160 (days)
Abs.Max=72° (F)    Opt.Max=64° (F)
Opt.Min=54° (F)    Abs.Min=43° (F)
Precipitation: 28 to 47 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -40° (F)
Soil pH: 6 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Medium, organic
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity: Very bright
Root crop.
Crop not found in disease search.
Additive - flavoring, Medicinal - folklore
Geographical Origin:
Western Asia, Naturalized elsewhere
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