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A Versatile Seasoning Herb

Doubling as an attractive ornamental backdrop, sage makes a delicious seasoning for poultry, stuffing or sausage—you can even train it as a bonsai! Perennial. Zones 4-8.
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  • pack of 100 seeds
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  • Botanical Name: Salvia officinalis
  • Height: 18 - 30 inches.
  • Spacing: 18 inches apart.
  • Depth: Cover seeds lightly. Plant potted plant the same level as in the pot.
  • Spread: 18 - 24 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun
  • Color: Violet-blue, showy flowers.
  • Foliage: Rough textured, long oval, fragrant leaves of gray-green to yellow-green
  • Blooms: Mid-summer; blooms 2 -3 weeks.
  • Days To Maturity: 75 days.
  • Zone: 4 - 8 (-30 degrees F)
  • Germination: 10 - 21 days
  • Form: Upright, perennial shrub, develops woody stems with age.
  • Flower Form: Tall spikes
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, average garden soil. 6.4 pH soil
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 100 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: Harvest as needed. Pinch the growing tips of your Sage plant several times during spring and early summer. This will produce a bushier plant and slow the formation of flower buds.
  • Comments: An important part of poultry stuffing and sausage. Also, compliments lamb, pork, wild game and many other foods. Besides culinary applications, can be planted as ornamental backdrop border in flower bed. Foliage is very attrractive. Can be trained as a bonsai.

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