[Market-farming] Lovage - was cutting celery

Pat Meadows pat at meadows.pair.com
Fri Feb 18 16:00:18 EST 2005


On Fri, 18 Feb 2005 11:16:40 -0600, you wrote:

>Don't know about the taste, but cutting celery IS actually celery - apium
>graveolens, I think.  

Yes, _Apium graveolens secalinum_.

>And, it is biennial?  Blooming in the second year? I
>THINK so.  Definitely not perennial in our zone(6).

Yes, biennial.

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And Vivian said...

>How does cutting celery compare to lovage?  I would describe the taste of my
>lovage the same way you all are describing the cutting celery (very strong
>celery taste, but it looks like overgrown parsley).  The lovage, though, has
>the benefit of growing back every year!
>Vivian
>
 
I can't compare them as I haven't grown lovage yet (but hope
to this coming summer).

Pat
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