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Growing Sage, also Common Sage

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec

(Best months for growing Sage in USA - Zone 5a regions)

P = Sow seed

  • Sow in garden. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Best planted at soil temperatures between 50°F and 77°F. (Show °C/cm)
  • Space plants: 20 inches apart
  • Harvest in approximately 18 months. Time reduced if grown from cuttings.
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Broccoli, Cauliflower, Rosemary, Cabbage and Carrots

Your comments and tips

02 Apr 15, Bongi (South Africa - Humid sub-tropical climate)
where will I get seeds for sage
15 Mar 15, marlene (South Africa - Dry summer sub-tropical climate)
am in the western cape and have consistently had my sage dry out and die on me. No water, water, little water.....doesn't seem to matter what I do...... some tips from successful growers of sage in the Overberg area or thereabouts would be really appreciated
29 Aug 14, Do (Australia - tropical climate)
Hi. I live in Brisbane and wonder if I can use Salvia ‘Love and Wishes’ Salvia buchananii hybrid as a permanent shrub in full sun and how long it will live
26 Aug 14, tricua (Australia - temperate climate)
Who was the white sage seller in victoria on ebay
20 Apr 17, marilyn hoare (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
Itoo would like some white sage if anyone can help
25 Jan 14, Cass (Australia - temperate climate)
I have two sage plants growing near each other - currently only about 4 inches tall. On one plant only, the leaves seem to be being eaten by something which leaves a 'lace' type pattern on the leaves i.e. its not eating the leaf in its entirety, almost just nibbling away at the leaf between the veins, from the centre of the leaf outwards which leaves behind a 'lace' effect - quite unusual to see. Any feedback on what this is? how to treat? is it likely to spread to be non effected plant?
24 Mar 14, Queen (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Sage plants care Its probably eaten by ... Leaf Miner. The best way is to manually cut the affected leaf off and do not leave any traces as they reproduce in short time. Sage do not like moist soil. Avoid peat moss. Use top soil with Perlite. All the best and have fun gardening.
02 Dec 13, melody (Australia - temperate climate)
may i know where or how to get white sage(salvia apania)??? i m not able to find from local nursery. your information is much appreciate.
02 Apr 14, Sue (Australia - temperate climate)
I bought some white sage a couple of days ago via eBay from Victoria. Plants have been delivered and are in great shape.
14 Mar 15, Jewels Dion (Australia - temperate climate)
Hello Sue.. I wonder if you might email me your supplier for white sage, I have had no luck with the seeds i've had and would like seedlings. Thanks - Jewels
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Hi. I live in Brisbane and wonder if I can use Salvia ‘Love and Wishes’ Salvia buchananii hybrid as a permanent shrub in full sun and how long it will live

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