Sage, Common Seeds

Used in sausages, poultry, meat, bread, dressings, vegetables, omelets and stuffing.

Availability: In stock

$2.50

Details

Introduced to North America in the 17th century, Sage is one of the essential herbs and can be used to enhance virtually any dish. It is used in sausages, poultry, meat, bread, dressings, vegetables, omelets and stuffing. Sage has attractive dusty gray-green foliage and has a smoky, woodsy taste and aroma. Fragrant leaves are also used in potpourri and to make smudge sticks. This herb can be grown in containers and is good for attracting bees and other pollinators to your garden.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Salvia officinalis
Life Cycle Perennial
Min. Time to Germinate 5 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 21 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds Surface Sow; press seeds gently into the soil to make good contact, but do not cover with any additional soil; these seeds require light to germinate
When to Sow Indoors 8-10 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Plant Spacing 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Violet/Lavender
Bloom Time Late Spring/Early Summer, Mid-Summer
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic), 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Days to Harvest 80-90
Propagation Methods From seed; sow indoors before last frost, From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
Seed Collecting Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 25