Salvia officinalis

How to care for Sage


Light: Full Sun

Place in a bright room that is sun drenched almost all day. Or directly in a south-facing window.


Watering need: Medium demand

This plant is somewhat drought-tolerant, so no need to stress too much about it drying up. Make sure to feel the soil before watering: the top layer (about 2 inches) should be dry before giving this plant more water.


Fertilizing need: Medium demand

Plants can't only survive on water, they need nutrients too. To keep your plant nice and thriving, it’s important that you add fertilizer every now and then. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.

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Pretty hardy and can survive even pretty harsh winters outdoors, just make sure that the soil isn't too wet during winter.

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The Best Way to Water Your Sage

Some plants require different amounts of water than others. Plants with so-called medium watering needs like Sage should have a good balance of not too much and not too little water.

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How to Fertilize Your Sage

Like almost all other plants herbs needs nutrients to grow and stay healthy.

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How to Repot Your Sage

Like almost all other plants, herbs require repotting every now and then in order to stay happy and healthy.

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