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Celery Plant?

Charles S Buer buer at WPI.EDU
Mon Apr 13 03:24:27 EST 1998

Probably is lovage (Levisticum officinale).  It grows to 5 feet and dried
leaves are used as substitute in soups for celery.  It seeds itself
profusely if allowed to.  It's hardy to USDA zone 3.

Charles S. Buer                         |E-mail:  buer at wpi.edu
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On Sun, 12 Apr 1998 timo at cio.net wrote:

> Recently I was given seeds for a flower called a "celery plant".  I was
> told that it grows several feet tall and produces a huge flower after
> maturing in 2 years.
> Does anybody know what this plant is?  I don't think it is really called
> a celery plant.  I can't seem to find any info on it.
> Thanks, Tim

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