Description for Sage
Flowers are bright yellow buttercups, which look great against the dark-green foliage. The blowers might be slightly brownish towards the center. It can become tall and leggy if not pruned.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Yellow Alder, Yellow Buttercups, Salvia officinalis (Botanical name)||pink, purple||Apr , May , Jun||12 to 30 inches||easy to grow|
Planting and care
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||well-drained soil,Loamy soil.||medium||65 to 70 degrees||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Sage
- Be sure to water the young plants regularly until they are fully grown so that they donâ€™t dry out.
- Prune the heavier, woody stems every spring.
- Itâ€™s best to replace the plants every 4 to 5 years to ensure the best quality.
Typical uses of Sage
Culinary use: Sage goes well with pork, beef, duck and chicken recipes, and fatty meats in particular. In Italy it is commonly chopped, mixed with melted butter and served stirred into pasta or gnocchi.