Savory - summer

Satureja hortensis


Although a tender annual, this savory is well worth growing for its excellent peppery flavour and is easy to dry at the end of summer for winter use. 9x9cm pot (8cm depth)
Size:

9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

Price:
Sale price£3.10
Stock:
In stock (25 plants), ready to be dispatched

Description

  • Loved by bees
  • Aromatic
  • Dries well for winter use
  • Rich in volatile oils

Probably the most popular savory in Europe for culinary purposes, it contains a large variety of essential oils which give it a characteristic aroma and flavour similar to oregano or thyme. It has been used as a culinary herb for many centuries, the peppery leaves used liberally for flavouring, particularly beans and meats. As a tender annual it doesn’t have many months to grow in the UK and can be used fresh or dried (when in flower) so it can be used year round.

Plant care

  • Height: 30-60cm
  • Type: Hardy
  • Aspect: Sun
  • Soil: Well drained
  • Flower colour: White
  • Flowering period: June - August

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