Satureja montana, called winter savory, is a low-growing, woody-stemmed, somewhat-shrubby, spreading perennial which is frequently grown in herb gardens for its stiff, linear to lance-shaped, pungent, glossy, dark green leaves (to 1" long) which can be used fresh or dried as a seasoning in food.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||winter savory|
|Maximum Reachable Height || 0.50 to 1.00 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Purple|
|Bloom Time ||June to August|
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and carePlant 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.
Grow in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Best in full sun. Trim back plants in early spring.
|Sunlight ||Full sun to part shade|
|Soil ||well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||86°F (30°C)|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Savory special feature
The leaves and stems of the sage plant also contain antioxidant enzymes.
- Ornamental value that can be useful in rock gardens or border fronts
- Savory has aromatic and carminative properties, and though chiefly used as a culinary herb
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Savory ?
Savory is commonly known as winter savory
How tall do Savory grow?
On average Savory grows 0.50 to 1.00 feet
What color are Savory ?
A Savory plant bears flowers of color Purple
When Savory blooms?
With enough light, Savory may produce Purple flowers in June to August
How hard is Savory to grow?
How much sunlight does a Savory need?
A Savory prefers Full sun to part shade
How much water does a Savory need?
A Savory prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Savory need?
A Savory prefers well-drained soil
What temperature does a Savory like?
A Savory prefers 86°F (30°C)
How often should I fertilize my Savory ?
To encourage Savory growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Monday, 09 December 2019
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