Week 30 – July 23, 2019

Plant Information

Salvia-sage

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Salvia officinalis

Common Name: Sage

Hardiness Zone: 4a - 8b

Hardiness Degree: -30°F (-34.4°C)

Blooming Season: Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Scented Foliage, Heat Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Height: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Width: 14 - 18" (36 - 46cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Aromatic foliage and blue flower spikes make a showy addition to the herb or flower garden.
Fresh or dried leaves add flavor to sausage, stuffing, salad and soup.
Attractive in arrangements, fresh or dried.
Can be grown indoors during winter.

Grower Information:

Sage is one of the best garden herbs because when protected, it will grow into a sturdy perennial shrub in most climates. The leaves are best when harvested before or just after blooming. Use fresh or dried with poultry, sausages, meats and vegetables.