Broadleaf sage produces aromatic foliage suitable for kitchen use.
This plant complements both herb garden and ornamental bed while providing a summer-long harvest of leaves.
It is a perennial shrub with a woody stem, greyish leaves, and blue-purple flower.It is an essential addition to the herb garden and is very nice for growing in pots in patios to allow for quick access to the flavourful leaves.
||Blue and lavender.
||Easy to grow.
Planting and care
- Be sure to water the young plants until it is fully grown so that they do not dry out
- Prune the heavy woody stem every spring
||Full sun to partial shade.
||Well-drained loamy soil.
||25-30 degree C
||Apply any organic fertilizer annually.
||Year-round harvest of leaves.
Sage special feature
Sage can be grown as a kitchen herb as well as an ornamental plant
- Fragrant leaves are used in potpourri
- It can also be planted on ornamental bed or pot
- The leaves of sage are used to make medicines
- it is used for digestive problems including loss of appetite, gas, stomach pain, diarrhea, bloating and heartburn
- it is also used to reduce the overproduction of saliva and perspiration, and for memory loss and depression
- Broadleaf sage is used to flavor many meat, eggs, stuffing, vinegar and more