Licorice Seeds

Licorice Seeds

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Packet $6.29
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  • Grow your own and flavor teas, candies, and liquors
  • Thrives in moist, loamy soil with full sun
  • Heavily reseeds to propagate more plants each year
  • Provides many uses in the medicine cabinet
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Warm Season
Growth Habit Shrub
Plant Height 48 inches
Bloom Season Summer through Early Fall

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing, Fragrant
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Fragrant Garden, Medicinal, Soil Improvement
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor
Plant Resistance Deer

About Licorice Seeds

Glycyrrhiza glabra

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed

Licorice Seeds produce legumes with a sweet flavor reminiscent of anise. The root, harvested and dried in its second or third year, finds application in various culinary and herbal uses. Globally popular, licorice is employed to flavor teas, candies, liquors, and various culinary creations. Characterized by its numerous fuzzy, silvery green leaves, Glycyrrhiza glabra can reach a height of up to five feet. During the spring and summer months, it blossoms with tiny white flowers. This plant effortlessly self-seeds and can be propagated through divisions or cuttings.

Planting Information

Planting Licorice Seeds

Planting Season Warm Season
Seed Prep Scarification, Soak
Sowing Method Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 24 to 36 inches
Plant Height 48 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Licorice Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 25 Up to 80 Sq. Ft