Salvia officinalis grow and care – shrub of the genus Salvia also known as Sage or Common sage, Salvia officinalis perennial evergreen plant that grow for edible leaves but also for medical, fragrant and as ornamental plant for the colored leaves, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-11 and with the right overwinter care in hardiness zone 4b.

Salvia officinalis edible leaves

Leaves edible green and some cultivars green with gray, yellow, white or purple, hairy and in oval shape, there are to different growth of leaves winter and summer, the winter leaves smaller and thick.

Flower small purple-white that grow on stalk in inflorescence.

Salvia officinalis for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible leaves
Culinary uses
  • Beverage
  • Herbs
  • Spices
Flower colors
  • Purple flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Spring Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
  • Winter harvest
Leaf color
  • White leaves
  • Yellow leaf
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Edible plants
  • Fragrance
  • Medical uses
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9