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Growing Sage

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Below are general guidelines for growing sage including plant height to enable you to plan exactly where to place them when growing amongst other plants.

 

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Plant Height

Up to 90cm/3 ft

Where to Sow

Indoors thinly  in  pots  or  trays 14cm/6" diameter. 

Sowing time

Indoors February/April - temperature   +16C/61F.  

How to Sow

Sow seeds 2.5cm/1-inch apart,  6mm/1/4-inch deep.

After Germination

Keep compost moist but not very wet. 

Growing on -  in Pots

When 2.5cm/1-inch thin/transplant to 1 plant per 7.5cm/3 inch pot. Harden off plants which have been raised  indoors and finally move outdoors once all danger of frost has passed. Re-pot into larger pots in stages - up to 30cm/12-inches in diameter.

Growing on- in ground

As above but once hardened off, plant at least 40cm/18 inches apart in full sun.

Harvesting

Harvest the leaves before or at flowering time. 

Uses

Popular as a flavouring in stuffings for poultry, pork and baked fish. Also good with sausage meat.

 

 

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