Sage

Sage

£5.99

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Bees and other beneficial insects love these pretty flowers.
Sage is an evergreen herb with highly aromatic leaves. This lovely common broad leaf variety of sage is arguably the best for culinary uses.

Number of plants: 3

Variety: Common Broadleaf (organic*)

Great for protecting your brassicas!

Can be grown in: Large containers or raised beds. Find out more in our growing guide below.

In the kitchen: Sage is traditionally used with pork, cheese and mushroom dishes and will make wonderful stuffings. The flowers are edible too and can be used to dress summer salads.

Delivery: Late August to October. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.

Ready to harvest: March to October

*Transplants suitable for organic growing.

The right site

Shelter and well drained soil are the two key things for sage.

Can be grown in....

Large containers or raised beds.

How far apart?

50cm apart or one plant to a large pot.

Looking after your plants....

As long as you give sage what it needs – a little shelter and well drained soil – you will be able to harvest it at any time of the year.


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Cut back before autumn

A little trim at the end of the summer will keep your sage plant nice and bushy.

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Watering them

Sage does not need much watering and does not like to be waterlogged.

 

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Great with...

Sage can be used in loads of dishes and you don’t need to use very much of it.

  • Pumpkin and Squashes
  • Stuffing
  • Pork
  • Sage butter with tortellini

When we deliver
We deliver these plants from late August through to October, although it’s a little dependent on the weather.

You can order from…
These plants are available to be ordered now and we’ll despatch them as soon as they are big enough to both handle the journey to your garden and handle life outside the poly tunnel.

Do I need to sign for them?
All our plant orders are dispatched with an overnight courier* to mainland UK and do not need to be signed for when they are delivered, but will be left somewhere safe. When placing your order, please let us know where you would like the plants left if you are not in when the courier delivers.

We will keep you posted
You will receive an email approximately a week before your order is dispatched and another on the day your plants are packed and leave us so you know to expect and prepare for their arrival.