2 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Smyrnium olusatrum is commonly known as Alexanders or Alisanders. It is a hardy biennial species in the carrot family, Apiaceae. Typically growing to around 1.2m, this plant produces yellow-green to white flowers and edible, lemony foliage. The seeds are also edible, they have a pleasant peppery taste.
How to propagate Alexanders
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Other uses of Alexanders
Wildflower/meadow, culinary. Suitable for coastal conditions.
Leaves and seeds are edible.