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Sage, Tricolour (Salvia officinalis tricolour)


Perennial

Aromatic

Culinary

Ideal Pot Plant

Medicinal
Height: 18 inches
Aspect: Full Sun
Soil Type: Well drained
Uses: Culinary, Aromatic and Medicinal
Care: Tidy in spring. Trim back after flowering
Usually available: All year
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Hardiness: LEVEL 2 - see 'Description' tab below
Description:

Sage, Tricolour (Salvia officinalis tricolour)

Sage, Tricolour  – Salvia officinalis tricolour

Sage, Tricolour – Salvia officinalis tricolour is a very attractive variegated sage with pink, green and cream leaves. Can be less hardy than the more common sage and will not enjoy a winter in a water logged soil.

Plant in a light warm soil with good drainage. Ideal for growing in pots but ensure to not over water.

A very popular culinary herb it can be added to many dishes. Works particularly well with pork, game and sausages. It is a great companion with rich foods as it can aid digestion.

An ancient herb with many medicinal properties too. Salvia derives from the latin ‘salveo’ meaning save or heal.

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Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

This plant is LEVEL 2 – Will survive an average British winter providing it is planted in well draining soil.

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).

Additional information

Weight.5 kg
Height

1 – 2 Foot

Life Cycle

Perennial

Colour

Pinks, Mauves, Blues

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

Yes

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

Yes

Culinary Herbs

Pork, Sauces, Oils and Vinegars

Scented

Savory Spiced

Herb Group

Sage

A-Z

S

Pot Size

1.5 Litre potted plant, 10cm (pot width) plant

Width / Spread

3'

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