Licorice traveled from a far away town, where she used to help her uncle at his fruit orchard, in search of plants for her to study. She feels that plants have their own spirits and can respond to how they are treated by humans. Licorice even takes the time to talk to the plants she comes across. Weird? Perhaps, but it is all part of her research.

You won't meet Licorice until you are in Summer of year 2 or later. Walk from the paddy field area to the bridge area between 7:30 and 10:00 on a sunny Monday, Thursday, Friday, or Saturday. After you unlock her, she'll live at Maurice's inn in room 202.

Licorice spends most of her time wandering around the wild areas outside of town. On Sundays and Tuesdays between 10:30 and 20:00 she'll be unavailable, as she ventures out to areas that you can't access.

Birthday: Winter 27

Favorite Wrapping Paper Colors: Blue and Green

Favorite Outfits: Boys' Overalls, Orange Work Shorts, Green Hoodie, Crims. Knickerbockers, Green-Checked Jacket, Aqua Blue V-Neck Dress, Green & Cream Apron, Bl.-Green Girls' Jumpsuit, Short Cheongsam, Black & Green Outfit, Lime Green Coat, Casual Jacket, Leaf Green Coat, Boys' Bright Kimono, Cobolt Hoodie, Cool Mini Vest, Yellow High-Neck Jkt., Cool Green Coat, Emerald Cheongsam, Panda Costume

Favorite Accessories: Black Cat Ears, Dunhill's Hat, Green Reading Glasses, Knit Cap, Monacole

Liked Animals (+150 FP): Cats, Tanuki, and Foxes

Gift Preferences

Favorite Gift (+1000 FP)

Soybean Salad = Soybean + Cabbage. This cooking recipe will be given to you by Raeger after you have eaten at his restaurant 59 times. Soybean Seeds are sold at Silk Country for 300 G each after you ship 50,000 G worth of items to Asche, and can be grown in any season. Cabbage is a Spring season crop, and its seeds are sold at the Rose Country vendor for 770 G each once you reach year 2 or later.

Loved Gifts (+500 FP)

All of Licorice's loved gifts are cooked recipes. The easiest are Herb Soup, Spinach Salad, and Simmered Potato. The recipe for Herb Soup is the reward from a special request posted on the Trade Depot message board. The recipes for Spinach Salad and Simmered Potato can be purchased from the Sakura Country vendor at the Trade Depot once you've unlocked him.

The other cooked recipes she likes are Plum Vinegar Salad, Mixed Salad, Burdock Root Salad, Burdock Root Soup, Grilled Pumpkin, Tofu Hamburger, and Sauteed Lotus Root.

Liked Gifts (+300 FP)

Licorice likes flowers, whether you grow them yourself (Cactus, Hilton Daisy, roses, and such) or they grow wild (Moondrop, Red Magic Flower, etc.). Another easy item she likes are tea drinks made in your kitchen.

Other items that Licorice likes are Cherry, Peach, Snowball, Bamboo Shoots, flower bouquets, mushrooms (except for Poison Mushroom), Elli Leaves, golden crop seeds, green jewelry, Herb Salad, Tomato Salad, Radish Salad, Onion Salad, Onion Soup, Soy Milk, Mashed Potato, Aloe Juice, Carrot Juice, and Tomato Juice.

Disliked Gifts (-300 FP)

Frogs, Wasabi, junk items (Empty Can, Coin, Weeds, etc.), gems and ores (Amethyst, Emerald, Iron, Scrap Ore, Silver, etc.) fish-based cooked recipes, most fish, animal food, animal treats, fish bait, lumber, wine, Milk Stew, Milk Rice

Hated Gifts (-500 FP)

Sea Urchin, Sea Food Rice Bowl, Chirashi Sushi, Fish Feed, Fish Bones, Goliath Frog, Hiki Frog, Venus Comb, and fish such as Conger Eel, Angler Fish, and Snakehead

HORROR Gift (-800 FP)

Large Snakehead

Flower Events

White Flower Event

Plant Research

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» Walk from the Riverside Pasture area to the Piedmont area
» 7:30 to 10:00
» Monday, Thursday, Friday, or Saturday
» Sunny weather
» Licorice has 5000 FP or more

Licorice seems to be looking around at the plants in the area. You walk up to greet her, but she's so absorbed with looking at plants that she doesn't notice you.

Purple Flower Event

Plant Storytime

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» Walk from the Riverside Pasture area to the Piedmont area
» 7:30 to 10:00
» Monday, Thursday, Friday, or Saturday
» Sunny weather
» Licorice has a 10,000 FP or more (left shoulder response = "...")

Licorice is in the area again, but this time she appears to be talking to the plants. She becomes a little embarrassed when you notice what she's doing. Licorice explains that she's testing a theory that talking to plants will make them healthy.

You must give Licorice a Ring to see her remaining flower events. You can make a Ring when using the Sewing Studio Accessory Bench, by combining a Silver ore and a Fluorite. Give the Ring on a sunny Saturday or Sunday before 11:00 pm when Licorice has a blue flower color or higher and you have seen the white and purple flower events.

Yellow Flower Event

Date Talk

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» Maurice's Inn, second floor, Licorice's room
» 6:00 to 10:00
» Sunday
» Sunny weather
» Licorice is at 40,000 FP or higher (left shoulder response = music notes)
» You are going steady with Licorice

You go upstairs to Licorice's room to ask her out on a date. While sitting together on your date, Licorice admits that she is having a tough time trying to come up with topics to talk about.

Event Helper: darkrangeresp

Pink Flower Event

The Ultimate Choice

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» Walk from the Riverside Pasture area to the Piedmont area
» 7:30 to 10:00
» Monday, Thursday, Friday, or Saturday
» Sunny weather
» Licorice is at 50,000 FP or more (left shoulder response = sparkles)
» You are going steady with Licorice
» You have seen Licorice's yellow flower event

Licorice is checking out the plants in the area when she notices one of them looks to be unwell. She asks you to wait a moment while she tends to it. After she's finished, she is reminded of the last time you stopped to say "hi" while she was working with the plants. Licorice admits that she feels that she hasn't grown as a person; when she is around plants she gives them all her attention, and she feels that she may have neglected you.

Event Helpers: @WolfAmongYou, darkrangeresp