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Satureja hortensis (Summer Savory) Herb Plant

  • Buy Satureja hortensi 'Savory Summer' | Herb Plant for Sale in 9cm Pot
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Summer Savory (Satureja hortensis) Herb in 9cm Pot

Satureja hortensi (Summer Savory) is an annual, growing to 20-30cm,it is a bushy plant with dense pointed leaves, it produces lilac and white flowers in the summer, Satureja hortensis is an attractive rambling plant that enjoys well-drained soil and a sheltered position, and frequent picking will help keep the plant from becoming leggy. Summer savory can quite happily survive in a container, providing a pretty and fragrant plant. It will happily self sow too ideally plant it where you don't mind this happening as the seedlings do not like transplanting.

Herb Usage

The tasty leaves of this useful annual are widely used to enhance the flavour of many dishes it is especially good with ham and pork. The pink or white flowers are also edible, and have a mild pepper-like flavour. Summer Savory used as a tea, infused with hot water, it is reputed to stimulate appetite and ease indigestion and flatulence in fact it is also known as “beanplant” as it is a natural accompaniment to beans, not only reducing their natural effect but tasting good too try mixing with butter and melting over green or broad beans. It can also be companion planted under beans to repel bean beetles it is also said to discourage cabbage moths and aphids.  Having a pungent aroma, Summer savory can be used as a salt and pepper replacement, and is excellent added to oils and vinegar, to flavour them.

Buy Summer Savory Online

Our potted Summer Savory herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September.


Other Details

Full sun/Partial shade
Soil Type:
Light Well drained soil
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Latin Name:
Satureja hortensis
RHS rating H2 - Tender - keep frost free
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Product Reviews

  1. Summer Savory 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 7th Jul 2020

    Arrived safe and well - A herb I have found difficult to source and so beneficial to the garden. Needed to replace some lost plants, Lovely

  2. Best online plants order received to date 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 17th Jun 2020

    During the pandemic whilst all the garden centres were closed, I had to order plants online from various retailers. Nearly all them were close to dead when received. These plants were amazingly healthy and packed really well. I bought Summer Savoury to combat blackfly but would also like to try it in cooking. Couldn't be happier with this order!

  3. Very Happy 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 13th May 2020

    Thank you. We received the Summer Savory in perfect condition. The 2 plants are now living happily with this years broad beans.

  4. Summer Savoury 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 5th May 2020

    Top quality fragrant plants bought to plant alongside broad beans to deter black fly.

  5. hard to get - great with beans 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 20th May 2019

    Love this herb with beans, so great to find it on the site. Everything came well packed and looking vibrant.

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