Winter savory growing shrub of the genus Satureja also known as Satureja montana, Winter savory perennial evergreen plant used as fragrant edible plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate.
Leaves color green small 0.5-2 cm in elliptic shape.
Buds and the flowers edible, flower small in the color white-pink.
Requirements for growing Winter savory:
Well-drained soil, mulch, weed free
What is the best way to start growing Winter savory:
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Winter savory?
Difficulties/Problems with growing Winter savory:
Dislike relocation recommend only when it's young
When is the best time to plant a Winter savory plant:
Spring / in warm climate can be in the autumn
Pests and diseases in Winter savory:
When is the best time to prune a Winter savory plant?
All year to the perennial, Spring / Summer to the annual
How to prune a Winter savory:
Dead and weak branch
What is the size of a Winter savory plant?
Growth speed in Winter savory:
Winter savory Irrigation Water Management:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Winter savory:
Full Sun / Half Shade
It is possible to grow Winter savory indoor?
Growing Winter savory is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Winter savory bloom?
General information about the flower:
Small flowers, the color can be: pink, white, blue, purple
Thinning / Deadheading of Winter 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 Winter savory leaves?
How to trim Winter savory leaves?
Cut the branch and move the hand on the branch against the direction of growth
Information about Winter savory leaves:
Oval green leaves, the size 0.5-2 cm
Uses of Winter savory leaves:
Spices, herb, cooking