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Salvia Officinalis 'albiflora' (White Flowering Sage) Herb Plant

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White Flowered Sage (Salvia officinalis 'albiflora') Herb in 1L Pot

Sage or Salvia officinalis is known by a variety of common names: Garden sage, Common sage, Kitchen Sage, and is a small perennial evergreen plant with woody stems. This white flowered version has the addition of attractive white flowers in Summer. 
Native to the Mediterranean region, though it has naturalized in many places throughout the world, Sage has a long history of medicinal and culinary use, and in modern times as an ornamental garden plant.
Preferring light, well-drained soil and full sun, Sage plants will often flourish all year, and should have leaves to harvest for much of the year.

Herb Usage

Sage has for centuries been used in herbal medicine it is said to have astringent properties and has been used to treat everything from sore throats, digestive and respiratory problems to hot flushes and spots.  As a culinary herb, Sage has a slight peppery taste, and is used to flavour fatty meats in the form of stuffing and sauces, it is also a great partner to roasted squash try adding some to squash soup, it also adds flavour to soft cheese. The leaves are also great fried until crispy and sprinkled on pork chops , chicken and try on top of a fried egg with a pinch of dried chilli.

Buy Sage Online

Our potted Sage herb plants are generally available to buy online all year round.

 


Other Details

Growing conditions:
Full sun/Semi-shade and light free-draining soil
Flower Colour:
White
Height x Spread:
1.3m x 1.3m
Latin Name:
Salvia 'apiana'
Hardiness:
RHS rating H4

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