Welcome to the complete guide to growing Liquorice Root in Perth. In this article, we will walk through how to grow Liquorice Root in your garden.
Growing herbs at home is so very easy, and is also super satisfying to do. Before we have even harvested these herbs for all their health benefits, we get the therapeutic effects of being involved in their growth.
Best time to grow Liquorice Root in Perth
The best time to grow this delicious herb in Perth, is between Sep-Nov.
If you are considering growing it elsewhere, you better check local weather and seasonal conditions.
Will Liquorice Root grow in a pot?
Yes, it will grow well in a pot. You can use one pot for a plant, or get a large pot and plant a few varieties if there’s room.
How much sun is best?
Liquorice Root thrives when it is positioned in a spot that gets Full sun.
If you find that the leaves start to brown, try moving it in shade, or via versa. Each area can have its own peculiar conditions.
Best soil to grow Liquorice Root
If you are growing Liquorice Root in Perth, you’ll find that it prefers a fairly adaptable, but well-drained and will be very happy with it.
You can find potting mix that will do that just fine, or add some to your garden bed before planting.
How often should I water?
Liquorice Root needs Regular watering. There are self watering pots available if you plan to grow it in a pot, or you can just get in a regular habit of checking the soil each day or two.
When can I harvest Liquorice Root?
You can harvest Liquorice Root at its prime, which is around when fully grown.
What to propagate
You can plant Liquorice Root from Seeds, and place each plant around 10-20 centimetres apart.
Frequency in growing Liquorice Root
Liquorice Root is a Perennial herb.
Did you know?
Here are two interesting herb facts that you may not be aware of.
Fact 1: Many gardeners use herbs for natural pest control.
Fact 2: Oils from herbs are used to produce soaps, perfumes, cosmetics, toiletries and lotions.
These make growing Liquorice Root in your own Perth yard even more special, in my opinion.
Enjoy growing Liquorice Root in Perth
I hope you enjoy growing Liquorice Root in your garden.
It really is a wonderful herb to grow here in Western Australia, and you will also enjoy that it saves you money from buying dried versions or fresh (expensive) cuttings from the shops.
I hope you found this guide useful, happy growing!