Savory growing plant of the genus Satureja, Savory can grow annual or perennial and can be shrub or subshrub evergreen plant. Savory used as fragrant plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate.
Leaves color green small 0.5-2 cm in ovate shape.
Buds and the flowers are edible, flower small the color can be: pink, white, blue or purple.
Requirements for growing Savory:
Well-drained soil, mulch, weed free
What is the best way to start growing Savory:
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Savory?
Difficulties/Problems with growing Savory:
Dislike relocation recommend only when it's young
When is the best time to plant a Savory plant:
Pests and diseases in Savory:
When is the best time to prune a Savory plant?
All year to the perennial, Spring / Summer to the annual
How to prune a Savory:
dead and weak branch
What is the size of a Savory plant?
Growth speed in Savory:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Savory Irrigation Water Management:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Savory:
Full Sun / Half Shade
It is possible to grow Savory indoor?
Growing Savory is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Savory bloom?
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower:
Small flowers, the color can be: pink, white, blue, purple
Thinning / Deadheading of Savory Blossom:
Recommend to thinning, in the annuals recommend to thinning most of them and save to seeds just small amount
Pollination is done by:
When to trim Savory leaves?
For the perennial all year, the annual spring and summer
How to trim Savory leaves?
Cut the branch and move the hand on the branch against the direction of growth
Information about Savory leaves:
Oval green leaves, the size 0.2-3 cm
Uses of Savory leaves:
spices, herb, cooking