Herb - Clary Sage
Salvia sclareaLarge herb grows 3-5' with gorgeous purple and white flowers and makes a dramatic backdrop to any garden. Extremely aromatic . Used in cookery, medicinally, and in making wines. Full sun. Perennial. (0.2 Gram Packet) ~section~
|Average Seed / oz||Seed / 100' Row||Average Yield / 100' Row||Days to Harvest|
|Planting Season||Ideal Soil Temp||Sun||Frost Tolerance|
|After Last Frost||65-85°F||Full Sun||Frost Sensitive|
|Sowing Method||Seed Depth||Direct Seed Spacing||Seeds Per Packet|
|Transplant or Direct Seed||surface||8-14"||50|
|Mature Spacing||Days to Sprout||Production Cycle||Seed Viability|
Clary sage is a biennial or short-lived perennial that prefers full sun and well-drained soil.
Clary sage can be direct seeded outdoors after the danger of frost has passed. Optimal soil temperatures for germination are 65-85°F. Sow seeds 8-14" apart on the soil surface and press lightly to settle. Seeds will germinate in 10-15 days. Thin seedlings so mature plants are 24-36" apart.
Harvest above ground parts while plant is in flower. Clary sage can be use fresh or dried in tinctures, ointments, etc.