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SageSalvia officinalisEnglish Sage

Just £2.29

Hardy Shrub
What is Hardy Shrub?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
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The soft blue-green leaves

rich flavour

An attractive plant in the perennial border

1 packet (75 sage seeds) £2.29 Despatch: within 3 Days
Description Sowing More Info Delivery Reviews
The soft blue-green leaves of sage are ideal for adding their rich flavour to meats and stuffing. This hardy sub-shrub is an essential herb for adding to the Sunday roast but also makes an attractive plant in the perennial border. The flavour of the leaves will be best when growing sage in warm, dry conditions. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 90cm (36").

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Patio, Kitchen Garden, Cottage Gardens, Wildlife Gardens, Low Maintenance Garden

Hardy

Full sun

Up to 60cm (23.6in)

Up to 90cm (35.4in)

A little experience

Easy for all

RHS plants for pollinators

1 packet (75 sage seeds) (23673)

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Once established sage requires little attention and copes well with dry conditions. Prune sage plants in spring to encourage new shoots with a strong flavour. Harvest the leaves as and when required once plants are well grown.

Sow sage from March to May, in pots or trays on the surface of barely moist seed compost and cover seeds with a sprinkling of finely sieved compost. Place in a propagator at 15-20C (59- 68F) until germination, which can be up to 21 days. When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant into 7.5cm (3") pots and grow on in cooler conditions.

When all risk of frost has passed, gradually acclimatise oregano plants to outdoor conditions over 7 - 10 days before planting outdoors. Plant sage at a distance of 38cm (15") apart on any fertile, free draining, non acidic soil in full sun.

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