Savory - winter - satureja montana


  • Height: Grows to 30cm
  • Type: Hardy
  • Aspect: Sun
  • Soil: Any / Alkaline
  • Flower colour: white
  • Flowering period: From July - August

A hardy evergreen aromatic perennial that is thought to be an aphrodisiac. It is rich in volatile oils with antiseptic, anti bacterial and anti fungal properties. It has a very spicy peppery flavour and can be used liberally as a flavouring. It is an ingredient in salami and the oil is used commercially as a flavouring. It is traditionally used in bean dishes and is thought to be good for flatulence.