Sage, Garden (Salvia officinalis)
(Garden Sage, Official Sage)
Woody perennial. The main species used both in culinary arts and in herbal medicine. The fresh or dried leaf is the best source of "sage" as a spice and of dried sage for tincturing (improves memory, dries secretions, reduces inflammation of oral mucosa, good for treating coughs, excellent flavoring additive). Prune back after flowering to about an inch above the last year's growth. Keep the trimmings as spice--these are very productive indeed. Plant prefers full sun and dryish soils.
Feel free to order this plant at any time, but please be aware that we SHIP PLANTS APRIL 1 to AUGUST 1 AND SEPTEMBER1 to DEC 1 only. Orders received outside these months will be automatically backordered. If you are ordering plants out of season, you may wish to order them separately from your seeds, in order to streamline the process.
If you have chosen a PLANT* (marked with a *), shipping costs are as follows:
1 to 6 PLANTS* will ship for $14.90
7 to 8 PLANTS* will ship for $19.90 (The shipping may be more if you buy other things in addition to plants.)
For 9 or more PLANTS* or if ordering plants NOT marked with a *, we will contact you with a UPS shipping estimate.