Starting Sage from Seed
For our article containing detailed information about Winter Sowing, see our separate article.
Other Care Tips:
- Prefers cool to warm temperatures and will need some shade during the hot weather.
- The plant should be replaced every 4-5 years.
- Remove flower spikes before they have a chance to flower.
- After three years, trim off woody parts to encourage new growth.
Softwood Cuttings of Sage
Damp Paper Towel
Ice Cube Trays with Oil
Flat Freezer Bag
Hang to Dry
- Sage can be overwhelming so start with small amounts.
- Use leaves fresh in recipes or add them sparingly to salads.
- Dried sage is commonly used with Thanksgiving stuffing.
- It can be paired with pork, beans, potatoes, and cheese.
- You can mix it into a soft cheese for a tasty bread spread.
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