Liquorice grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Glycyrrhiza also known as Licorice, Liquorice perennial evergreen to semi-deciduous plant and can be used for medical or as edible plant can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-10.

Leaves color green in elliptic shape grow in pinnate structure.

Flower color purple-blue grow on inflorescence, leaves grow in odd pinnate

Liquorice roots

Root edible the color white with brown bark the taste is sweet

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How to grow Liquorice growing and care:

Well-drained soil, moist

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easier

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Can be aggressive

Planting season:
Spring or autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Recommend not to prune

Size of the plant?
0.7-1m, 28-40 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Purple-blue flowers that grow on inflorescence

Pollination is done by:

Edible Roots

Information about Liquorice root:
White with brown bark

When to pull up the roots:
Spring to autumn after 2-4 years

Uses of the roots:
Eaten raw, jams

Scientific name:

Glycyrrhiza glabra


Blooming Seasons
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Roots
Culinary uses
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Beverage
  • Ice pop & Ice cream plants
Flower colors
  • Blue flower
  • Purple flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Spring Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous
  • Legumes
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
  • Ground fixing plants
  • Medical uses
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9