Garden Sage
Sage is an essential flavor in our Corn, Sage, and Cornbread casserole.

Garden Sage

(Salvia officinalis)
  • Type: Perennial in zones 5 to 8
  • Planting time: Spring
  • Features: Velvety, textured, gray-green foliage, pretty blue blooms
  • Light: Full sun
  • Soil: Well drained, pH about 7
  • Spacing: 18 to 24 inches
  • Plant size: 12 to 36 inches tall, 15 to 24 inches wide
  • Garden uses: Containers, herb garden
  • Culinary uses: Key ingredient of poultry seasoning and turkey stuffing

Gardeners add the uniquely flavored leaves of common garden sage, a strong, herbaceous perennial, to sauces, stuffings, poultry, pork, and sausage. It provides a lovely fragrance and flavor to a dish, especially when leaves are sautéed before adding. It is a good fall and winter plant in hot climates. Great for containers. Needs good drainage.

Bonnie Plants grows select varieties organically. Find a store in your area that carries Bonnie Organics.

Some Bonnie Plants varieties may not be available in your local area, due to different variables in certain regions. Also, if any variety is a limited, regional variety it will be noted on the pertinent variety page.

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Garden Sage is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I don't write reviews, but this was to good to be true. Live in Saint Louis area cold winters snow nothing to crazy, but was starting the garden and left some plants in the garden from last year. One of those was sage from Bonnie Plants. I pulled this plant out in early March through it to the side of the garden and forgot it. Started to plant my new plants late April and this thing started to sprout new growth so planted it back in the garden and it is growing like a champ!
Date published: 2015-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love to cook with sage. It is so good with homemade dressing, and on chicken.and in other dishes.
Date published: 2015-05-11
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