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Botanical Name: Satureja hortensis
Common Name(s): Savory (summer)
A small, annual shrub with bronze-green leaves and lavender-pink flowers in late summer.
Botanical Pronunciation: sa-tu-REE-ja hor-TEN-sis
The plant bears spikes of purple flowers.
A small, annual shrub with bronze-green leaves.
Pick leaves as required.
Mediterranean region and Asia Minor.
Needs sun, indoors or out.
Seed Sowing Instructions
Sow seed directly or in trays.
The peppery flavoured leaves are good with all dried beans, as well as to flavour stews, fish, egg and cheese dishes.
When to Sow
Sow seed in spring and summer.