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Summer Savory Seed

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Satureja hortensis

  • A lovely annual Herb.
  • Attractive white/pink flowers.
  • Mild peppery taste.
  • Bushy habit.

Supplied as a packet of approximately 200 seeds

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Pollinator Friendly

Summer Savory is versatile just like Winter Savory only a little sweeter. With an aromatic, almost peppery, flavour - the chopped raw leaves or flowers add a real zing to salads, but are also good in stews.

  • Annual.
  • Bushy habit.
  • Likes full sun.
  • Prefers well drained, rich, alkaline soil.
  • Reaches 10" (25 cm) tall.
  • Mild flavour.
  • Attractive white/pink flowers July to September.
  • Sow February onwards under protection at 15 - 18°C. If sowing directly outside do so in April/May.
  • Lightly cover the seeds.
  • Keep moist.
  • Germination usually takes approximately 2 weeks. 
  • Culinary Uses
  • Good for salt free diets.
  • Can be used for stuffing and stews.
  • Pleasant addition to salads.
  • Good accompaniment for beans (as counteracts the flatulence).
  • Adds that special tang to a variety of dishes.
  • Has been used commercially to flavour salami.
  • Can be added to sauces and vinegars (as the Romans did).
  • Flowers are edible.
  • Medicinal Uses
  • Antiseptic properties.
  • Aids digestion and eases flatulence.
  • Can help diarrhoea.
  • Can be used as a tonic and is particularly good after a fever.
  • Can stimulate appetite.
  • Good for pain relief after insect bites or stings.
  • The essential oil distilled from the flower is used in lotions to reduce baldness.
  • Can help improve oily skin.
  • Other Uses
  • Excellent for attracting bees.
  • Good for burning a little on a fire as it gives off aromatic disinfectant!

Disclaimer
As with all alternative medicines and plants with purported medicinal benefits it is important to inform your health care providers that you are using them; this helps to ensure safe and coordinated care. We can accept no liability for any side effect or contingency from any allergy or any other cause or harm that may arise. If in doubt please do consult a medical practitioner before using.

How To...

How To Sow & Grow Herbs
Detailed advice on sowing and growing herbs outside and under protection. Includes information on watering and pest control.

General Information

A Note About Our Seed Packets & Seed Counts
Information on Victoriana's method of packeting seed, including information on the seed packets. Also details on Victoriana's seed guarantee.

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