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?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
In hot area sometime the plants gives blossom very fast

Planting season:
Winter to spring

Pests and diseases:
Moth

Pruning season:
All season

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

Water requirement:
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?
No

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer, autumn

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:
Bees, fly

Edible leaves

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

Scientific name:

Satureja hortensis

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