Lovage Seeds Highlights
- Germination: 5 to 7 days
- Soak: No.
- Harvest: 21 to 30 days
- Flavor: A bold flavor between a mix of parsley and celery. Use it like an herb in small portions. You can also use it to make tea.
- Nutrients: Vitamin B complex and Vitamin C, calcium, potassium, and magnesium. Lovage also contains quercetin, which can help with allergy symptoms. Also reported to help reduce inflammation.
Lovage seeds are slow to germinate and mature. However, the wait is worth it, as this microgreen has a ton of flavor. I sparingly add it to salads, and the parsley and celery flavor comes through. The microgreen will grow for a while in the tray, so you can use it fresh for a considerable period from the tray.
Grow lovage microgreens using the weighted blackout method. You may need to mist the seeds before they germinate, so after 3 days, check them to see if there are dry areas on the tray.
True leaves form in 20 days or so from planting. It’s best to wait until true leaves form before harvesting.
Lovage microgreens will grow for an extended period in the tray, so you can have fresh lovage for weeks after planting them.
The flavor is a mixture between parsley and celery and can be used in any dish you would typically add parsley or celery.
Lovage microgreens can also be steeped in hot water to make a flavorful herb tea.
Lovage Seeds Package Sizes
- For the Home Microgreens Tray 2.2-grams
- For 1010 Trays 5.9-grams, and
- by the Ounce.
How Much Seed Do You Need For Your Tray?
You don’t need to worry about how much seed you need if you use Home Microgreen planting trays or 1010 trays. Each seed packet has the correct number of seeds for a perfect tray of Lovage microgreens (coming soon).
The seeding area of a Home Microgreen Tray is 37.5 square inches.
However, if you’re using a different planting tray, use the calculator in the article below to figure out how much seed you need.
Click this link to use the calculator: Home Microgreens Seed Density Calculator.