|Plant Type:||Half hardy annual|
|Good Companion:||Beans and coriander|
€2.00 – €5.00
Half hardy annual, aromatic and hairy with kidney-shaped leaves, small off-white flowers in summer followed by ribbed seeds. Leaves and seeds are liquorice flavoured. Flowers attract parasitic wasps that prey on garden pests. Helps to control fleas, aphids and cabbage worm
Cultivation: Grow in fertile, free draining soil in full sun
Height & Spread: 90cm x 30-40cm
Culinary Uses: Fresh leaves are used in salads and soups, vegetable and fruit dishes. Seeds are used in bread, cakes and biscuits.