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Summer Savory; annual herb with tender leaves, delicate pepper-like flavor popular for flavoring beans, peas, pork and chicken. As medicinal tea, used to aid digestion, reduce fevers. Use leaves fresh or dried. Fast growing to 18 inches tall.
'Midget' is a Summer Savory rich in essential oils, with bushier growth, increased leaf harvest compared to common Summer Savory. Grows to 12 inches tall. Packet is ½ gram, about 800 seeds.
Sow Summer Savory seeds in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Light aids germination. Kept at 70° F., germination is in 14-21 days. Transplant into the garden 8 inches apart. Can direct sow (barely cover) after all danger of frost, 1-2 seeds per inch in rows 18 inches apart. Thin to 8 inches apart.