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Summer Savory Seeds

Summer Savory Seeds

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Savory is primarily a culinary herb used in many dishes, including lentils, beans, chicken and beef soups, eggplant, stuffings, sausage, sauerkraut, liver, and fish. Fresh savory also adds a delightful flavor to salads, is an important component of Herbes de Provence (see recipe inside packet to make your own mix), and is used in tea to soothe a sore throat and upset stomach. Attractive, 18" tall, fast-maturing plant has flowers ranging in color from white to lavender, that attracts bees.

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  • Variety Info
  • Sowing Info
  • Growing Info

Variety Info

Family: Laminaceae

Native: Turkey and Europe

Hardiness: Annual

Exposure: Full sun

Plant Dimensions: 12"–18" tall, 6"–12" wide

Variety Info: Highly aromatic 1" long, slender leaves on fine, hairy stems. White to lavender flowers appear from midsummer to fall. Leaves turn purplish in late summer.

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant, Good for Containers

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, when soil temperature is at least 60°F.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature is 75°–85°F.

Days to Emerge: 10–15 days

Seed Depth: Surface

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 6"–12"

Row Spacing: 18"

Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 6"–12"

Growing Info

Harvesting: Snip fresh sprigs as needed, harvesting up to 1/3 of the plant at a time, leaving 2/3 of the plant for fast regrowth. Flavor is the best prior to flowering; snip tops as flower buds appear if desired.