Chef's best kept secret
Discover the full taste of anise with hints of sugar - all in one plant.
Anise Hyssop is considered the best kept secret among chefs. Uh, well, until just now. But with its taste of anise, sugar and lemon, who wouldn't want to reveal this secret? The flowers of Anise Hyssop are sweeter than its leaves, making them perfectly suitable for a delicious infusion when used fresh or even when dried!
"Harvest your Anise Hyssop by cutting the stems - be sure to not only cut the leaves! Always keep at least 10cm from the base. If you want your plant to grow flowers (they taste sweeter than the leaves), wait for them to grow before you start harvesting." — Our mate the gardener
The vegetal and aniseed aroma of Anise Hyssop goes very well with white fish: just sprinkle some on your dish. Another option is to boil the leaves of your plant in a mixture with sugar and water - your Anise Hyssop will make a very nice syrup in summer.
Your indoor garden supplies all ingredients for a beautiful harvest: water, light and nutrients. In the case of a pod that doesn't sprout (which can happen as we work with natural materials), we will send you a new pod free of charge. Take a look at our FAQ.
Our seeds all come from French seed sellers. More than half of our seeds are organic. The substrate in which they grow is made from coconut peat and coir. The Pods are made out of bioplastic and are biodegradable: when your plants grow tired you can repot them or compost them.
includes all the ingredients needed to ensure the best growth possible for your plants: water, light, and nutrients. If your pod happens to be a little mischievous (which can happen, as with every other living product), we'll send you another pod! You can check out our FAQ for more information.
* Almost all of the seeds we work with are organic.
Thanks to our patented Float® design, you only have one thing to do: add water once every two or three weeks when the floater sinks. The plant takes all mineral salts it needs out of the water (these are released into the water over the weeks). Discover the Prêt à Pousser technology.
The flowers of your Anise Hyssop are edible! They're delicious and taste sweet and aniseed. They go well with fish and fruits like peach.
Anise Hyssop will grow flowers if you don't harvest it, that's its natural cycle. Just leave it be for a few weeks.
Unfortunately, Anise Hyssop is one of those plants that only lives several months. You could repot it after two or three months if you're of the opinion that your plant takes too much space, but it won't survive very long.
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