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sage common (organic)

Salvia officinalis

Eventual height & spread

sage common (organic)

Salvia officinalis

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  • approx 30 seeds
  • £2.49
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: light, fertile, moist but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    An evergreen herb that has been cultivated for hundreds of years. It's highly Its highly aromatic leaves can be used to enhance the flavour of savoury dishes and will make sublime stuffings. The flowers are edible too and can be used to dress salads or icy drinks. Decorative as well as practical, it makes a handsome addition to the front of the border (or a pot), where the flowers attract bees and other beneficial insects.

  • Growing instructions: Surface-sow under glass from mid- to late spring, or wait until after all the worst frosts have passed and sow in a sunny spot outside into well-prepared, freely draining soil. Those grown in pots can be potted on when they are large enough to handle and gradually acclimatised before planting out at 45cm intervals after all risk of frost has passed. The leaves can be picked and used fresh, or dried for use in winter. If drying them, try to pick them before the plants start to flower to make sure they retain their flavour.

  • Sow: March to May

  • Harvest: July to November

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