Savory Winter HEIRLOOM Seeds

Savory Winter HEIRLOOM Seeds

Satureja montana

Item #5064

Perennial. Winter savory captures the best qualities of many herbs in one. Spicy and peppery with a hint of thyme and mint. This rich, complex seasoning is especially delicious in creamy soups, bean dishes, tomato sauces, infused vinegars, herb butter, or as a warming and soothing tea. In the garden, it attracts bees and other beneficial insects. An attractive ornamental in rock gardens and borders, it is a low maintenance herb that grows well in poor soils. Excellent container variety. Perennial in USDA zones 4 to 8.


Full Sun

6”-12” tall, 10”-12” wide

Days to Emerge:
10-15 days

Seed Depth:
Surface to 1/8”

Seed Spacing:
A group of 6 seeds every 6"

Row Spacing:

When 1” tall,
thin to 1 every 6"

When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost.

When to start inside: 8 to 10 weeks before average last frost.

Harvesting: Harvest individual leaves at any time. Entire stems may be cut after plants are at least 6” tall, as long as you do not remove more than 1/3 of the plant. Winter Savory is evergreen but flavor may be less pungent during the winter.

Artist: Susan DiMarchi

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