Herb, Sage Green Culinary
- Perennial in zones 5-10
- Plants grow up to 2 feet tall
- Grey-green leaves with mauve flowers
- Savory, slightly peppery flavor
(Salvia officinalis) Classic culinary herb for flavoring meat, cheese, and bean dishes. Good for laying on the grill and flavoring meat with its smoke. Attractive grey-green shrubby plant with beautiful mauve flowers. Perennial in zones 5-10.
Learn to Grow it
Start Indoors: 3-4 weeks before last frost
Direct Seed: 1" Deep
Germination: 7-14 Days
Sage should be sown indoors in soil trays or pots 6-8 weeks before the last frost of your spring season. You can sow the seeds on the surface of the soil and they will germinate in 4-21 days. You can transplant your seedlings outdoors after the last frost of the season and place them 12 inches apart in full sun. You can divide your sage every 3-4 years as it grows.