Sage is an aromatic herb plant which produces long grey-green leaves with a velvet like texture. A popular herb used in the kitchen for seasoning.
How to Grow Sage
- Latin Name: Salvia officinalis
- Days to Maturity: 70- 80
- Hardiness Zone: 4- 9
- Soil: Ph 6.0- 7.0
- Temperature: Cooler
- Light Preference: Full sun or partial shade
- Depth: 1/4"
- Plant Space: 12"
- Row Spacing: 18"
- Pests/disease: Powdery Mildew, Mint Rust, Crown Gall
- Seed Count:
- 1 oz.- Approximately 3,750 Seeds
- 4 oz.- Approximately 15,000 Seeds
- 1 lb.- Approximately 60,000 Seeds
Sage requires well drained, sandy soil and lots of sun. Wait until the soil is dry to water the plant as it is fairly drought tolerant. Once your Sage plant is well established, harvest as needed.