Savory, Summer (Satureja Hortensis) - 100 Seeds

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Summer Savory (Satureja Hortensis) - 100 Seeds

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

Description:
Every herb garden needs Savory seeds! Grow Summer Savory for your garden from herb seeds and season meat and veggies all summer long. As fast as you pick these aromatic leaves, new ones begin to grow! Summer Savory herb is popular along the eastern regions of Canada. It is also well-used in foods from France and Bulgaria. It's bright, pungent and slightly sweet. Summer Savory boasts a warming, peppery scent and taste. One of the essential ingredients in Herbs de Provence (along with rosemary, thyme, and oregano). Summer Savory is also wonderful alone to season beans, meats and dressings.

Culinary Properties:
Summer savory is the kind of herb that's compatible with a wide array dishes, just the way thyme in. In fact, the two can be easily used interchangeably. It's one of the main ingredients in the herb blend, herbs de Provence, and is commonly paired with beans, vegetables, pork, lamb, stuffing, and sauces.

Medicinal Properties:
People take summer savory for coughs, sore throat, and intestinal disorders including cramps, indigestion, gas, diarrhea, nausea, and loss of appetite. People with diabetes take it to relieve frequent thirst. It is also used as a tonic and as an aphrodisiac to increase sex drive.

Growing Instructions:
To get a jump start, sow Summer Savory seeds indoors 6 weeks prior to the end of frost season. For areas with a longer growing season, sow the herb seeds in well-drained to dry, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun after the danger of last frost is over.

Season: Annual
USDA Zones: 3 - 9
Height: 12 - 18 inches
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained, pH 6.1 - 7.8
Temperature: 60 - 70F
Average Germ Time: 10 - 14 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Press seed onto surface of soil, cover lightly with peat moss
Sowing Rate: 1 seed per inch
Moisture: Keep moist until germination
Plant Spacing: Rows 12 inches a part; thin seedlings 6 - 12 inches

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