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Winter Savory Seed

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Satureja montana

Winter savory is definately an asset to any herb garden, with is strong flavour and pretty white flowers.

  • Hardy, perennial.
  • Likes a sunny position.
  • Reaches 10" (25 cm) tall.

Supplied as a packet of approximately 100 seeds.

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Pollinator Friendly

Unlike the annual variety Winter Savory has a very strong flavour as a perennial. Attractive white flowers.

Adds that special tang (peppery spiciness) to a variety of dishes.

It is said to be one of the oldest flavouring herbs!

  • Hardy, woody perennial.
  • Likes full sun.
  • Prefers well drained, rich, alkaline soil.
  • Reaches 10" (25 cm) tall.
  • Very strong flavour.
  • Seeds can be sown in late Spring or early Autumn.
  • Gently push the seeds into the soil.
  • Seedlings should be thinned to 18" (45 cm) apart when large enough.
  • Attractive white/pink flowers July to September. 
  • It is recommended that you cut them back in the Autumn (and replace every three years).
  • Culinary Uses.
  • Good for salt free diets.
  • Can be used for stuffing and stews.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.

Recipes

Jersulam Artichoke and Hazelnut Soup Recipe
A quick and easy recipe using Jerusalem Artichokes to make a delicious soup, with none of the usual after-effects!

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.

Pollinator Friendly Plants
A detailed guide to the seeds and plants sold by Victoriana Nursery Gardens that will attract and provide a food source to bees and other beneficial pollinating insects.

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https://www.victoriananursery.co.uk/Winter_Savory_Seed/