Sage Garden Broadleaf Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Sage Garden Broadleaf Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Salvia officinalis

Item #6092

Perennial. Sage’s flavor is bold and assertive, and considered very valuable as a digestive aid to high-fat foods such as pork, wild game and cheese. Often paired with stuffing, it also livens up vegetables, potatoes, soups and stews. The plant has beautiful, edible purple/blue flowers, and the gray-green foliage provides an excellent contrast in the garden or containers. Deer resistant.



Perennial

Full Sun

1 ½’-3’ tall
and wide

Days to Emerge:
5-15 days

Seed Depth:
1/4”

Seed Spacing:
A group of
6 seeds
every 12”-18”

Row Spacing:
1’

Thinning:
When 2” tall,
thin to 1
every 12”-18”


When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost and when air temperatures are at least 70 degrees F or soil temperatures are at least 65 degrees F.

When to start inside: 4 weeks before average last frost.

Harvesting: Start harvesting leaves when plants are at least 6" tall. When plants are about 12" tall, stems can be cut just as flowers are opening, to be dried.

Artist: Jackie McFarland



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