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Sweet Flag Licorice

$8.00

SKU: 298sweetflaglicorice Categories: ,

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Sweet Flag Licorice. Acorus gramineus, Dwarf Sedge, Japanese Sweet Flag, Chinese Sweet Flag, Sekisho {Japanese} Shi Chang Pu {Chinese}. This water loving bog plant is originally from China, Japan and East Asia and can be found growing in shallow wetlands. It has been used for thousands of years in China and Japan both as a food, a flavoring and medicinally. The rhizomes have been used in stir-fries and the licorice flavored leaves used in cooking rice. The highly scented leaves are also used in Thai and SE Asian cuisine. Used in TCM to clear the respiratory system, strengthen digestion and ease pain. Easy to grow, but needs plenty of moisture and full to partial sun. Perennial. Hardy to Zone 6.

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Weight 1.5 lbs
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Hardiness Zone

6

Growing Tips

full to partial sun, moist soil

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