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.
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.
Days To Maturity:75 Days
Germination:10 – 21 Days
Flower Form:Tall spikes of tiny violet-blue, showy flowers.
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.
Foliage:Rough textured, long oval, fragrant leaves of gray-green to yellow-green.