Welcome to the complete guide to growing Lovage in Perth. In this guide, I will explain each step that you need to take to successfully grow Lovage in your own space.
Herbs are such a delight to grow, and it is actually very easy to do. They smell great in your backyard or balcony, and they can help ease pain, prevent illnesses and more. Amazing!
Best time to grow Lovage in Perth
The best time to grow this tasty herb in Perth, is between Sep-Feb.
If you are considering growing it elsewhere, you better check local weather and seasonal conditions.
Will Lovage grow in a pot?
Yes, it will grow fine in a good pot with quality soil.
How much sun is best?
Lovage 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 Lovage
If you are growing Lovage in Perth, you’ll find that it prefers a 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?
Lovage 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 Lovage?
You can harvest Lovage at its prime, which is around Before flowering.
What to propagate
You can plant Lovage from Seeds, and place each plant around 90 centimetres apart.
Frequency in growing Lovage
Lovage is a Perennial herb.
Did you know?
Here are two interesting herb facts that you may not be aware of.
Fact 1: Herbs have been used forever. They have been important to all cultures since long before we recorded history.
Fact 2: Many herbs contain essential oils, which are the flavouring components of extracts.
These make growing Lovage in your own Perth yard even more special, in my opinion.
Enjoy growing Lovage in Perth
I hope you enjoy growing Lovage in your own space.
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 learned plenty from this guide. Good luck gardening!