How to grow Pineapple sage

Pineapple sage growing shrub of the genus also known as Tangerine sage or Salvia elegans, Pineapple sage perennial evergreen plant ‎also used as ornamental fragrant plant, can grow in tropic, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

Leaves edible, color light to dark green in oval shape, the taste remind with imagination to pineapple

Pineapple sage flower

Flower red and fragrance attract pollinators

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Requirements for Pineapple sage growing and care:

Moist, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
Spring, spring, autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Dead leaves and flowers

Size of the plant?
50-120 cm, 20-48 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Winter, spring, summer

General information about the flower
Red flowers

Pollination is done by:
Bees, butterfly, hummingbird, attract pollinators

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season
All year, in colder climate spring-summer-autumn

How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant establish can with the stems

Information about leaves:
Leaves are oval the color light to dark green, the taste remind with imagination to pineapple

Uses of Pineapple sage leaves:

Scientific name:

Salvia elegans

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors


Harvest season

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone