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Sage - Live Plant
Sage - Live Plant
Sage - Live Plant
Sage - Live Plant

Sage - Live Plant

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Introduce this fresh and vibrant seed-grown plant to your garden, adding flavor to your culinary creations. Our sage plant is carefully cultivated in a chemical-free environment. It is available in a 3.5” pot, ready to give small blue or purple flowers this summer to amp up the scenic game of your lawn. Each plant is thriving and ready for you to enjoy in your home garden either for medicinal purposes or to be used as a beautiful and fragrant addition to any indoor space.

What do I need to grow to set myself up for success growing Sage?

To thrive, Sage requires attention to water, light, and soil. Upon receiving your plant, aim to position it in full sun sunlight.

If you are growinging in a container, you can easily control the soil. However if you are growing in the ground, Sage grows best in well-drained, sandy soil.

Make sure you understand how big a Sage can grow. It is recommended to space Sage 12-18 inches apart as they can grow about 12-24 inches in diameter and up to 24-36 inches high.

The flowering season of Sage is often summer, but be aware that it might not bloom until its second year, depending on planting timing.

What are the uses of Sage?

Throughout history, Sage has been valued for its cognitive support, antimicrobial, with culinary use commonly derived from its leaves.

About Sage

Sage (Salvia officinalis) is a versatile and widely used herb that is prized for its distinctive flavor and medicinal properties. This perennial herb is best known for its aromatic leaves that are used fresh or dried in many dishes, particularly in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines. 

Besides its culinary uses, sage is also popular for its medicinal properties. Due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant content, it is effective in treating a variety of illnesses. Sage is frequently used to treat digestive and menstrual difficulties as well as sore throats and other respiratory conditions. Whether you use it in your cooking or for its health benefits, sage is a must-have in any herb kitchen or garden.


How to Use Sage

  • Tincture: Fresh or dried sage leaves are chopped and macerated in grain alcohol for 4 to 6 weeks to formulate a tincture.
  • Tea: In hot water, dried sage leaves are soaked for around 5-10 minutes to make tea.
  • Salve: Dried sage leaves-infused oil makes a great antifungal and antibacterial salve when combined with olive oil and melted beeswax. 
  • Vinegar infusion: Dried sage leaves can be soaked in apple cider vinegar for 3 to 6 weeks, shaking and adding vinegar during the period, to form sage vinegar infusion.

Sage - Live Plant Frequently Asked Questions

Is Sage an annual or perennial plant?

Sage (Salvia officinalis) is a perennial plant. This means that it lives for more than two years, and in favorable growing conditions, it can continue to grow and produce leaves year after year. However, in extreme conditions, such as extreme cold and soggy wet soil, it may not be able to survive and die to never come back.

How much space should be needed to grow a Sage?

It is recommended to space sage plants at least 2-3 feet apart to allow for adequate growth and air circulation. This will also help prevent issues with pests or diseases. On the other hand, for containerized plants, make sure the container you are using is at least 12 inches wide and deep to support optimum root establishment.


What zone does Sage grow in?

Typically, sage thrives as a perennial in USDA growing zones 5-9. However, in colder climates or ranges outside the recommended ones, sage can be grown as an annual plant or in containers that can be easily brought indoors to survive the colder conditions.


When should I harvest Sage?

For both culinary and medicinal uses, sage is recommended to be harvested before it enters its blooming phase, typically when it has attained 4-6 inches in height. At this stage, the leaves are brimmed with all their vital phytonutrients and essential oils that give them their distinct flavor and medicinal benefits.

Does Sage flower or fruit?

Sage blooms in early summer, producing small blur or purple flowers that attract bees and other pollinating agents to visit the garden for pollination. Once pollinated and fertilized, these flowers transform into small brownish-black fruits bearing seeds. 

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