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Sage 'Culinary Select'

Salvia officinalis 'Culinary Select'  • 

General description

Shrubby perennial from the Mediterranean.  Traditionaly used as a culinary or medicinal herb.  Flowers in late spring, summer.

Plant requirements

Zones 2-24; H1, H2

Full sun (give afternoon shade in very hot climates)

Maintenance

Delay pruning until new leave unfurl, then cut just above growth.  Cutting into wood usually causes dieback.

Replace every 3-4 years when plants become woody.

Can get root rot when there is inadequit drainage.

Properties

Color
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Sunlight
Full sun
Moisture
Well-drained
Hardiness
Needs protection