Summer Savory Seeds

Heirloom

#5041
This packet sows up to 310 feet.
Availability: In Stock
Savory is primarily a culinary herb used in many dishes, including lentils, beans, chicken and beef soups, eggplant, stuffings, sausage, sauerkraut, liver, and fish. Fresh savory also adds a delightful flavor to salads, is an important component of Herbes de Provence, and is used in tea for mild sore throats and stomach upsets. Attractive, 18" tall, fast-maturing plant has flowers ranging in color from white to lavender, that attracts bees.
$1.79 750 mg

Botanical Name: Satureja hortensis

Family: Laminaceae

Native: Turkey and Europe

Hardiness: Annual

Plant Dimensions: 12"–18" tall, 6"–12" wide

Variety Information: Highly aromatic 1" long, slender leaves on fine, hairy stems. White to lavender flowers appear from midsummer to fall. Leaves turn purplish in late summer.

Exposure: Full sun

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Good for Containers

When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, when soil temperature is at least 60°F.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature is 75°–85°F.

Days to Emerge: 10–15 days

Seed Depth: Surface

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 6"–12"

Row Spacing: 18"

Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 6"–12"

Harvesting: Snip fresh sprigs as needed, harvesting up to 1/3 of the plant at a time, leaving 2/3 of the plant for fast regrowth. Flavor is the best prior to flowering; snip tops as flower buds appear if desired.

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