SWEET CICELY Myrrhis odorata


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Sweet cicely is an aromatic perennial herb with fern-like foliage. Umbels of white flowers are produced in late Spring followed by the long, thin black seed podsAn easy to grow plant when given a humus rich moist soil in dappled shade. Ht: 1-2m

All parts of the plant can be used, medicinally it is a sweet aromatic expectorant herb that can be used to treat coughs, minor digestive complaints and anaemia.

A really useful culinary herb, the leaves can be stewed with tart fruit such as rhubarb as a low calorie sugar replacement or try adding a few leaves to stews and soups or natural yoghurt.

available in an 11cm pot

large plants are available on the nursery