Savory Summer – Item #270

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A favorite with ancient Greeks and Romans, this quick-growing culinary herb is covered in midsummer with light purple flowers that attract pollinators. Use its pungent leaves to flavor dressings, soups, eggs, vinegars, and beans.

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Additional information

Weight 0.044375 lbs
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: barely cover

Plant Space: 12″ (30cm)

Row Space: 12″ (30cm)

Sprouts In: 10-18 days

Sow in full sun in well watered, well drained soil in spring after last frost date. Seeds require light to germinate.

Cut individual sprigs as needed, or trim back entire plant to 5″ before flowering. Hang to dry in the shade, or freeze for later use.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Satureja hortensis

Matures In: 70 days

Type: hardy annual