Salvia officinalis

A kitchen gardener’s dream plant: useful, good-looking, and easy to maintain. This hardy annual is easy to grow, capable of withstanding conditions that are far from optimal. Beneficial insects love this plant.

Sage has lovely, woolly, silvery-green fragrant leaves that provide a strong, balsamic flavour to a wide variety of dishes. Use fresh or dried to flavour meats, sauces, soups, dressings, and stuffings.

Sage is a wonderful vegetable garden companion plant because it deters many destructive insects. Sage assists in repelling carrot rust fly and cabbage moths. Do not plant sage or other herbs close to sensitive cucumbers.

Maturity75 days
Height18" (45 cm)
Spacing24" (61 cm)
LightFull sun
SoilOrganic and well-draining soil.
pH Range5.0 to 8.0
WateringModerate; allow the soil to dry between watering.
FertilizingBalanced fertilizer at the time of planting.
Nutrients RequiredNitrogen = low, Phosphorus = moderate, Potassium = moderate

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