Savory - Plant
Common name: Satureja montana
Bloom time: June to August
Height: 0.50 to 1.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Plant seeds outdoors right after the last frost has past. Plant seeds 3 to 5 inches apart and about an 1/8 of an inch down in the soil.. Allow plants to grow to a height of 6 inches before you start to harvest leaves for cooking.
Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 86°F (30°C)
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Plant lavender in full sun and well-drained soil (add organic matter to improve heavy soils).
- Water plants deeply but infrequently, when the soil is almost dry.
Prune in early spring or at harvest time.
- For low-growing varieties, trim back foliage 1 to 2 inches.
- Starting in a plant s second year, all 3- to 4-foot lavenders should be cut back by about a third to keep the plant from getting overly woody
The leaves and stems of the sage plant also contain antioxidant enzymes.
- Savory has aromatic and carminative properties, and though chiefly used as a culinary herb,
- rnamental value that can be useful in rock gardens or border fronts.
No serious insect or disease problems.
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