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Extrakta sage seeds - Garden Seeds - Herb Seeds HR00085


Sage Seeds

Salvia officinalis

'Extrakta' sage leaves are higher in essential oils (1.5-2%), and plants higher yielding than common sage. Use fresh or dried to flavor chicken, sauces and dressings. Perennial plants grow to 2.5 feet tall, with fragrant gray-green leaves, spikes of blue flowers in early summer. Winter hardy to zone 4. Packet is ½ gram, about 50 seeds.

½ Gram: $2.49 QTY:
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How to Plant SAGE Seeds

Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil and barely cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 60-70° F., germination is in 14-21 days. Transplant into the garden 12-18 inches apart. Can direct sow after all danger of frost 1/4 inch deep, 1 seed every 2 inches in rows 18 inches apart. Thin to 12 inches apart.
Comments: Needs full sun and good drainage. "Extrakta' Sage is an excellent container or herb garden plant.

Salvia officinalis Illustration, circa 1806.