Photo: Sage -
David MacTavish, Hutchinson Farm
greenhouses, Burlington, ON, May 4 2011.
|Grown at Hutchinson Farm since
about 1980. Available May 2016, in 4½" pots,
mixed herb planters and baskets.
Winter Hardiness: perennial
Light Requirements: Sun, part sun
Height: 18 - 24"
Habit: Upright bush
Where to plant: Sage grows well planted in the
ground, too big for most containers, avoid damp
- In the
Common sage, or garden sage, is a
small shrub with greyish green leaves, and spires
of lavender coloured flowers. Sage will thrive
with little attention from the gardener.
Prune back in the spring to promote new growth and
maintain a nice compact shape.
- In the
This common herb is classically
used in poultry stuffing, but has many other
uses beyond the Thanksgiving turkey.
Harvest: Young fresh leaves may be harvested
most of the year.
- Golden Sage
This cultivar has is just like
regular sage, except for a distinct yellow
edge to its leaves. Identical to garden sage
in flavour, aroma, and habit.
- Purple Sage
This cultivar has beautiful
purple leaves, identical to garden sage in
flavour, aroma, and habit. Our most compact
sage. 12 - 16" tall.
Distinctive leaves with patches
of green, purple, and white, add visual
interest to your herb garden. Identical to
garden sage in flavour, aroma, and habit.
Slightly smaller than garden sage.