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we bought seeds from you last year which produced lovely tasting vegetables.
l g, hampshire

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Sweet Cicely Plant

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Myrrhis odorata

  • Fern like foliage.
  • Clusters of little white flowers.
  • Aniseed scent when crushed.
  • Good sugar substitute.

Supplied as a pot grown plant grown in a 7cm pot.

Available from APPROXIMATELY May 2021

1 or more £2.95GBP each. Group & quantity discounts
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Lovely fern like green leaves with clusters of little white flowers, the plants almost look feathery and you want to run your hand through the foliage! Sweet cicely has the scent of aniseed when crushed.

Native to the mountains in Europe and will grow well in colders areas of the UK (although does withstand hot Summers here too!)

The leaves, flowers and seeds are all edible and can be a good 'zero-calorie' replacement for sugar, alternatively the leaves can be cooked like spinach or used in salad. It has been used to treat stomach aches and coughs.

The pollinating insects in your garden with love these plants.

Also known as Myrrth, Shepherd's needle and sweet chervil.

  • Herbaceous perennial.
  • Flowers from May to June.
  • Likes a fertile but well drained soil.
  • Likes a sunny or part shade position.
  • Reaches approximately 6 foot 6" (2 metres) tall.
  • Will self seed.
  • Mature plants can be split in the Spring or Autumn.

  • Culinary Uses
  • Roots can be used to make wine.
  • Leaves can be used like spinach or salad leaves.
  • Sugar alternative.
  • Stalks can be used like celery.
  • Makes a nice 'Schnapps'.
  • Can be candied.
  • Medicinal Uses
  • To treat stomach aches.
  • Treat coughs.

Disclaimer
As with all alternative medicines and plants with purported medicinal benefits it is important to inform your health care providers that you are using them; this helps to ensure safe and coordinated care. We can accept no liability for any side effect or contingency from any allergy or any other cause or harm that may arise. If in doubt please do consult a medical practitioner before using.

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Plant Passport Registration Number: GB-34265