Medium-size perennial vegetable with beneficial insect-attracting flowers. Tender green seed pods taste like licorice jellybeans. Great for snacking. Roots traditionally used as sweetener. Leaves used as sweet potherb. Seeds disperse widely, deadhead seeds before ripening.
Scientific Name: Myrrhis odorata
Plant Hardiness Zone: 5
Fruit Size: 1/2 inch
Harvest: Spring seeds, dormant roots, new leaves
Light: Sun to partial shade
Years to bear: 2