Summer savory growing herbaceous of the genus Satureja also known as Satureja hortensis, Summer savory annual plant, Summer savory used as fragrant plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-10a in the spring 10a-11 in the middle of the winter.
Summer savory leaves
Leaves color green small 0.5-3 cm in elliptic shape.
Buds and flowers edible, flower small the color purple
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Requirements for Summer savory growing and care:
Well-drained soil, mulch
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
In hot area sometime the plants gives blossom very fast
Winter to spring
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Dead and weak branch
Size of the plant?
10-50 cm, 4-20 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:
General information about the flower
Small purple flower, the flowers grow in the top of the stem
Thinning the bloom:
Recommend to thinning most of the blossom and save to seeds just small amount
Pollination is done by:
Leaves harvesting season
Spring / summer
How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant establish possible to start to cut the stems with the leaves
Information about leaves:
Oval green leaves, the size 0.5-3 cm
Uses of Summer savory leaves:
Spices, herb, cooking