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Growing Sage from seeds or from cuttings

Person Author: Lajos Szabo Calender May 22, 2012 Posted Tags: , Comment 2 Comments

Sage, would you guess it, an other herb from the Mediterranean and is very popular in meat dishes. Sage and onion stuffing apart, this herb wonderfully complements rich meats like pork and duck. The whole leaves can be laid on joints during roasting, while freshly chopped young leaves often added to kebabs, cheese, pickles or salads. Its tea was drunk in Europe before the other tea arrived from China and it was widely used as a medicinal herb. Sage (Salvia officinalis) is a perennial, woody subshrub, growing about 1m tall, with silky silver leaves and small purple flowers. There are many cultivars of this herb around the world but the most common and hardiest is the common variety and the purple variety is also popular. After flowering the plants should be pruned gently with secateurs,

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