(Satureia hortensis LAMIACEAE)
Cooking herb used for flavoring meats, dressings, soups, and salads. Especially good in bean and cabbage dishes, herb butters, and vinegars. A blending herb with a peppery thyme quality, summer savory draws together diverse flavors. Medicinal: Reportedly the fresh leaves may be rubbed on insect stings to relieve pain.
|Lifecycle:||1 (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)|
|Propagation / Germination:||Seeds need light to germinate. Sow on the soil surface and press in lightly. Germinates in 7 to 21 days at 70 F. Direct sow or transplant in the spring or early summer.|
|Pests and Diseases:||None noted.|
Garden Medicinals offers over 220 varieties of medicinal and culinary herb seeds, roots, potato onions, specialty garlic varieties, and select heirloom vegetable and ethnic flower seed. All seeds are non-gmo, open-pollinated and untreated. Most seeds are naturally grown and a few are certified organic. Our vegetable seeds do especially well in hot, humid climates where vegetable production can be difficult. Our herb selection also includes dormant root stock of ginger, ginseng, goldenseal, black cohosh, false unicorn, and wild yam.
Note: Medicinal uses of herbs mentioned in our store are not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Please see a qualified medical practitioner for diagnosis if you have a health problem.