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Lovage Seeds

Lovage seeds mature into tall, perennial herbs with a similar flavor to celery, but with richer, more intense profile. Lovage grows best in direct sunlight and is tolerant to partial shade. It prefers moist, well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. This herb is often used in soups, stews, and fresh in salads. It can grow up to six feet, providing greens for fresh and dried use in cooking. It is also attractive in the garden space as an architectural element.

Survival Garden Seeds offers high-quality lovage seeds for sale, ideal for gardeners looking to incorporate this aromatic herb into their gardens. Our non-GMO seeds ensure strong growth and a bountiful yield of lovage leaves and stems, which can be used fresh or dried.

Growing Lovage Seeds in Your Garden

  • Robust flavor for culinary use
  • Perennial herb for long-term flavor
  • Heirloom, non-GMO seeds
  • Tall and lush plants with plenty of leaves


Lovage, scientifically known as Levisticum officinale, is valued for its aromatic leaves, stems, and seeds. They enhance the flavor of various dishes. Beyond its culinary uses, lovage has been traditionally used in medicine, including aiding digestion. Native to Europe and southwestern Asia, lovage is adapted well to cooler climates. It can be successfully grown in USDA hardiness zones 3 to 9.


Start lovage seeds indoors, 6 to 8 weeks before the last frost, or plant them in the garden directly in spring or fall. Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep, and keep the soil consistently moist to facilitate germination. It typically starts within 2 to 3 weeks. Once they are strong enough, transplant seedlings to the garden. Space them 24 to 36 inches apart to accommodate their size.


Lovage plants are relatively easy to maintain. It requires regular watering, especially during drought as the soil should be consistently moist for thriving plants. Lovage benefits from organic matter like compost to support its vigorous growth. Lovage herb plants be pruned to maintain their shape while also encouraging new growth. Harvest leaves and stems as needed. Young leaves have the best flavor and are usually used fresh. Lovage will stop growing in wintertime, but return with vigor in spring.

Our lovage seeds allow gardeners to grow an unusual but highly useful herb in their home vegetable and herb gardens. This useful, ornamental plant will add beauty to your garden and flavor to your kitchen for years to come.

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