Sage, Broadleaf (Salvia Officinalis) - 50 Seeds

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$1.85 $3.70

Sage - Broadleaf (Salvia Officinalis) - 50 Seeds

•Heirloom
•Non-GMO
•American grown seeds
•Bee Friendly

Description:
Here's an easy-to-grow from herb seeds addition to the garden! The Sage herb has fragrant gray-green leaves and attractive mauve flower spikes in early summer. It's highly attractive to birds, bees and butterflies. Sage has a long history of medicinal and culinary uses. It's most well-known use is in Thanksgiving dressing! It's also a very attractive, evergreen perennial that produces mauve colored flowers during the blooming season. It is an excellent ground cover for edging sidewalks or garden pathways where its attractive foliage and flowers can be appreciated. Many people also dry sage for creating aromatic wreaths and dried flower arrangements. It's such a versatile plant, growing in a rock garden or bordering an herb garden and so easy to start from Sage seeds.

Medicinal Properties:
Sage is used as a wash for mouth sores, gum problems, sore throats, and tonsillitis. As a tea, sage is drunk to reduce perspiration and to dry up mother's milk. Sage makes a good addition to cold and flu formulas. The powdered herb and its extracts are added to natural commercial anti-perspirant formulas.

Planting Instructions:
Start seed indoors in a sunny location 6 weeks before transplanting outdoors. Or, sow directly in the garden in ordinary well-drained soil in full sun after danger of frost is past.

•Seed Depth: ¼"
•Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"–18"
•Row Spacing: 18"
•Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 12"–18"
•Full sun to partial shade

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Collections: Herbs