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Sage Salvia officinalis

How to sow sage: Direct seed indoors, harden seedlings off before transplanting outside.

Sun requirement for sage: Plant in Full Sun

Sage has been planted 42 times by Growstuff members.

Sage is an evergreen shrub with woody stems, soft green-gray leaves, and blue to purplish flowers. It is in the Mint family (Lamiaceae), and is perennial in Zones 4-8. It can be used fresh or dried, and has culinary and medicinal uses.

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Predictions

Perennial

living more than two years

First harvest expected

24 weeks after planting

Height

60cm

Spread

50cm

Row Spacing

30cm

Companions

bok choy
stones

Photos

Sage crops

Sage plantings

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20170924_112749
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2015-04-19 17.04.03
2015-04-19 17.04.03
by futuransky
Sage flowers.
Sage flowers.
by wrdnrd
Sage.
Sage.
by wrdnrd
Sage
Sage
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Sage harvests

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20170930_162625
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DSC00626
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IMG_20180128_160047
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IMG_20191027_114931
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Sunniness

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Harvested for

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Crop Map

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What people are saying about sage

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