Salvia apiana syn. White Sage

Sage leaves – fried, baked, tempuraed – whole or chopped and added to potatoes, pork or chicken is a must-have garden herb. More
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Sage leaves – fried, baked, tempuraed – whole or chopped and added to potatoes, pork or chicken is a must-have garden herb in spring and summer and is invaluable as an evergreen in winter, when there is so much less around to harvest. This is an easy, tasty and reliable variety.

Genus Salvia
Group/Species apiana
Type Perennial
Common Name White Sage
Border Position Back, Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Fertile, Sandy
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 1.3m (4ft 3in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Surface sow onto seed compost. Needs light to germinate. Ideal temp. 20-30°C. Germination should take 7-14 days. Keep moist. You can speed the germination process up by sowing into a length of guttering under cover and transplanting outside.
Care Tips Trim back after flowering.
Flowering May - June
Vase Life Sear the stem ends in boiling water for 20 seconds.
Storing Can be used fresh or dried.
Harvesting June-October
Cooking Notes Seed, raw or cooked. It can be ground into a powder and used as an ingredient.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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