Sage Growing Guide

All you need to know to grow successfully!

Plant Family:
Lamiaceae
Plant Type:
Perennial
Typical Season:
Season Typical
Typical Zones Grown In:
3,4,5,6,7,8,9
Growing Difficulty:
Easy

Planting Guidelines

The following are general guides to follow. However, nothing is set in stone. Feel free to experiment!

How to Start:
When to Direct Sow:
March,April,May
When to Start Indoors:
January,March,February,April,May,June,July,August,September,October,November,December
Sprouting Time:
15-30 days
Soil Temperature (C):
15-21°C
Depth:
3mm (1/8″) deep
Spacing (cm):
60cm (24")
Row Spacing (cm):
60cm (24")
Sun Exposure:
Part Shade,Full Sun
Maturity Time:
65-85 days
When To Harvest:
May,June,July,August,September,October,April,March,November
How to Harvest:
Sage harvesting can be done at almost any time, but you'll get the best flavor when you pick leaves before the plant blooms.

Health Benefits

Growing your own food is one of the best things you can do for your health. Let’s check out some of the health benefits!

Is It Edible?
Yes
Edible Parts:
Leaves
Potential Health Benefits:
Antioxidant,Nutrient Dense,Oral Health ,Menopausal Symtoms,Blood Sugar Control,Brain Health,Cholesterol,Cancer Fighting

Tips to Growing Organically

Growing without the use of pesticides and herbicides is easier than you may think and it’s better for the environment!

Companion Plants:
carrots,Celery,chard,Corn,Eggplant,peas,potatoes,Radish,Kale,Brussel Sprouts,Collards,Broccoli
What Plants to Avoid:
Cucumber,Onion,Leek,Green Onion,Chive,Fennel
Common Pests:
slugs, spider mites, spittle bugs, root rot and wilt.
Common Disease:
Bonus Grow Tips:
When sage flowers it attracts hummingbirds and other pollinators. It also adds a lot of appeal to your garden!

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