Summer savory growing shrub or subshrub of the genus Satureja also known as Satureja hortensis, Summer savory annual plant, Summer savory used as fragrant plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate.
Leaves color green small 0.5-3 cm in elliptic shape.
Buds and flowers edible, flower small the color purple
Requirements for growing Summer savory:
Well-drained soil, mulch
What is the best way to start growing Summer savory:
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Summer savory?
Difficulties/Problems with growing Summer savory:
In hot area sometime the plants gives blossom very fast
When is the best time to plant a Summer savory plant:
Pests and diseases in Summer savory:
When is the best time to prune a Summer savory plant?
All year to the perennial, Spring / Summer to the annual
How to prune a Summer savory:
Dead and weak branch
What is the size of a Summer savory plant?
Growth speed in Summer savory:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Summer savory Irrigation Water Management:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Summer savory:
Full Sun / Half Shade
It is possible to grow Summer savory indoor?
Growing Summer savory is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Summer savory bloom?
General information about the flower:
Small purple flower, the flowers grow in the top of the stem
Thinning / Deadheading of Summer savory Blossom:
Recommend to thinning most of the blossom and save to seeds just small amount
Pollination is done by:
When to trim Summer savory leaves?
Spring / summer
How to trim Summer savory leaves?
After the plant establish possible to start to cut the stems with the leaves
Information about Summer savory leaves:
Oval green leaves, the size 0.5-3 cm
Uses of Summer savory leaves:
Spices, herb, cooking