Savory growing plant of the genus Satureja, Savory can grow annual or perennial and can be shrub or subshrub evergreen plant, Savory used for the edible leaves and also for the fragrant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-11.
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.
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Requirements for Savory growing and care:
Well-drained soil, mulch, weed free
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Dislike relocation recommend only when it’s young
Spring (annual) spring, summer, autumn as perennial
Pests and diseases:
All year to the perennial, Spring / Summer to the annual
How to prune:
dead and weak branch
Size of the plant?
10-40 cm, 4-16 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water / 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:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Small flowers, the color can be: pink, white, blue, purple
Thinning the bloom:
Recommend to thinning, in the annuals recommend to thinning most of them and save to seeds just small amount
Pollination is done by:
Leaves harvesting season:
For the perennial all year, the annual spring and summer
How to harvest the leaves?
Cut the branch and move the hand on the branch against the direction of growth
Information about leaves:
Oval green leaves, the size 0.2-3 cm
Uses of Savory leaves:
spices, herb, cooking