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Sage [Salvia officinalis]

Sage [Salvia officinalis]

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Tips to reduce water requirements

We recommend mulching the beds
Experience has shown that by covering the ground, e.g. with Hay or straw, which can reduce evaporation by 80%. If you keep the beds evenly moist, an optimal moist microclimate will be created under the mulch. This not only promotes the growth of the plants, but also reduces water consumption enormously.

It is also recommended to always keep the beds moist , even if the bed is not used for a certain period of time
The drying out of the soil leads to a huge decline in the micro- and macro-organisms in the soil, which over time leads to an infertile soil . Tests have shown that the water content in the entire bed remains longer when the entire bed is watered over a longer period of time than when it is only watered selectively. Due to the small volume of the poured areas in contrast to the large dry volume, they dry out more quickly than if the entire volume of the bed is filled with moisture. Similar to heating in an apartment.

If the beds are not in use, we recommend sowing with green manure.

Maintaining an energy level always requires less energy than having to reach it again and again.

Sage is a perennial woody perennial and is one of the traditional old tea, medicinal and spice herbs. Originally native to Asia Minor and North Africa, the sun-loving plant has been grown in Europe since ancient times. Sage smells aromatic and tastes velvety, spicy and slightly bitter. Due to its active substances, the effect is antibacterial, disinfectant, antispasmodic, diuretic and fungicidal. For internal and external treatments, mainly infusions, tea or extracted essential oil are used. It is best known for use as a mouthwash for minor injuries or inflammation of the teeth, gums or oral mucosa, and for sore throat.

General information
Plant family: Lamiaceae
Life Cycle: Perennial
Days to harvest: 150 days
Plant height approx.: 70 cm
Root Type: Deep Root
Nutrient requirements: Weak Eaters
Water Requirements: Low
Winter hardiness: Up to-28 °C
Location: Sunny
Floor: Permeable, moist, sandy, loamy, humus

PH: 7 to 8

Sowing and planting information
Germ Type: Dark germ
Seed Depth: 1 cm
Optimal germination temperature: 18-22 °C
Germination time: 10-28 days
Planting, row spacing: 50x60 cm

Optimal mixed culture: Thyme, rosemary, bean, pea, fennel, cress, carrot, lettuce, cabbage
Unfavorable mixed culture: Basil

Subtropic climate (Mediterranean) (e. g. B. Portugal, Spain, Italy)
Sow directly into the open air from March to August. We recommend pre-culture in small pots from January to August.

Moderate climate (e. g. B. Germany, Switzerland, Poland)
Sow directly into the open air from May. We recommend pre-culture in small pots from March to June.

Sow in rows.
Sage prefers a fully sunny location with a dry to moist, permeable, sandy and loamy soil. Prepare the soil for the herb with deposited animal manure. Avoid waterlogging.

Additional tips
The main harvest is carried out with late sowing in the second year. In order to quickly obtain a fine, crumbly and well-drained soil, an additional incorporation of biochar and primeval rock flour is recommended.

Type of propagation
Spread occurs via seeds and cuttings.

Care Plants
Cut the herb back generously to a height of 20 cm in early spring before the new shoot begins. Due to the initially slow growth of the plants, we recommend weeding the surrounding herbs regularly. In order to permanently use the medicinal and effective potential of the plant in the garden, the perennial should be replaced by a new one every 5 years. M It animal manure prepared beds and planting in mixed culture, replaces additional fertilization.

Germination ability of seeds: 2-3 years

Other Names
Botanical names: Salvia officinalis
English Names: Sage
German names: Sage, Real Sage
Portuguese names: Sálvia
Spanish Names: Sabio
French names: Suction

  • Made in harmony with nature
  • All seeds and seedlings are genetically stable for further propagation
  • Our seeds are always checked for germination at regular intervals

Shipping and pick-up information

We offer CTT shipping for Saagut Europe and USA far! With us you will always receive a tracking number to track your package. Shipping costs differ depending on the shipping region. Here is a list of regions and prices:

National Shipping
Portugal (with the Azores and Madeira Islands)
Envelope or package up to 500g = € 3.50
2 kg Bus Package = 8 €
Package over 2 kg = 16 €

Europe Shipping
Envelope up to 100g = 7 €
500g Bus Package = 9,50 €
1kg Bus Package = 14 €
2kg Bus Package = 20 €
Package over 2kg = 40 €

USA Shipping
Envelope up to 100g = € 7.50
500g Bus Package = 15,50 €
1 kg Bus Package = 24 €
2 kg Bus Package = 33,50 €
Package over 2 kg = 67 €

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