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SAGE - 99¢ Cent Heirloom Seeds: Herb

SAGE

Heirloom Sage Seeds

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$ 1.99
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$ 1.99
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Approximate seed count per packet ( 0.5g = 113 seeds )

Sage (Salvia officinalis): Aromatic and Flavorful Perennial Herb for Your Garden

Cultivate the aromatic and flavorful leaves of Sage (Salvia officinalis) in your garden. Known for its silvery-green foliage, earthy fragrance, and culinary versatility, Sage is a popular herb choice for seasoning and garnishing a variety of dishes. Explore the characteristics and optimal growing conditions of Sage for a rewarding gardening experience and a harvest of delicious and aromatic leaves.

Key Features:

  • Aromatic Foliage: Sage is prized for its silvery-green leaves that exude a distinct earthy fragrance. The aromatic foliage adds depth and flavor to a wide range of culinary creations.
  • Flavorful Leaves: Enjoy the rich and savory flavor of Sage leaves. Whether used fresh or dried, Sage enhances the taste of dishes, particularly meats, soups, stews, and stuffing.
  • Culinary Versatility: Sage is a versatile herb that complements various cuisines. Its leaves can be used to add a savory touch to meats, poultry, pasta dishes, and vegetable recipes.
  • Medicinal Uses: Beyond its culinary applications, Sage has been traditionally used for its medicinal properties. It is believed to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits.
  • Compact Growth: Sage plants typically exhibit compact growth, making them suitable for gardens, containers, or herb gardens. The plants produce a profusion of aromatic leaves.
  • Mature Size: Mature Sage plants can reach a height of 12 to 24 inches, showcasing a bushy form with slender, gray-green leaves.

Optimal Growing Conditions:

Cultivate aromatic and flavorful Sage using optimal growing conditions:

  • Soil: Well-drained, sandy soil. Sage prefers soil with good drainage and a slightly alkaline pH for optimal growth and development of aromatic leaves.
  • Sunlight: Full sun is ideal for Sage. Provide a location with direct sunlight exposure to promote healthy foliage growth and the development of flavorful leaves.
  • Watering: Sage is drought-tolerant once established. Water moderately, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings to prevent root rot.
  • Spacing: Plant Sage with recommended spacing to allow for proper growth and air circulation. Adequate spacing ensures that each plant has room to develop a bushy form with abundant leaves.

Experience the joy of growing and savoring the aromatic and flavorful leaves of Sage in your garden. Order your seeds today and enjoy the delicious and versatile addition of Sage to your culinary repertoire.

Approximate Seed Counts
Seeds per Oz. Seeds per Lb.
7100 113600
Current Seed Germination Data
Lot # Tested Germination Rate
D7234 2022-12-31 85%