Welcome to the complete guide to growing Sage in Perth. In this guide, we will cover everything you will need to know to grow Sage in your garden.
Growing herbs at home is so very easy, and is also super satisfying to do. Before we have even harvested these herbs for all their health benefits, we get the therapeutic effects of being involved in their growth.
Best time to grow Sage in Perth
The best time to grow this tasty herb in Perth, is between Sep-Jan.
If you are considering growing it elsewhere, you better check local weather and seasonal conditions.
Will Sage grow in a pot?
Yes, it will grow well in a pot. You can use one pot for a plant, or get a large pot and plant a few varieties if there’s room.
How much sun is best?
Sage thrives when it is positioned in a spot that gets Full sun.
If you find that the leaves start to brown, try moving it in shade, or via versa. Each area can have its own peculiar conditions.
Best soil to grow Sage
If you are growing Sage in Perth, you’ll find that it prefers a well drained and will be very happy with it.
You can find potting mix that will do that just fine, or add some to your garden bed before planting.
How often should I water?
Sage needs Regular watering. There are self watering pots available if you plan to grow it in a pot, or you can just get in a regular habit of checking the soil each day or two.
When can I harvest Sage?
You can harvest Sage at its prime, which is around 2-3months.
What to propagate
You can plant Sage from Seeds, Cuttings, and place each plant around 70 centimetres apart.
Frequency in growing Sage
Sage is a Perennial herb.
Did you know?
Here are two interesting herb facts that you may not be aware of.
Fact 1: In India, Ayurveda medicine has used many herbs such as turmeric possibly as early as 4,000 BC.
Fact 2: Egyptian schools of herbalists have existed since 3000 BC.
These make growing Sage in your own Perth yard even more special, in my opinion.
Enjoy growing Sage in Perth
I hope you enjoy growing Sage in your garden.
It really is a wonderful herb to grow here in Western Australia, and you will also enjoy that it saves you money from buying dried versions or fresh (expensive) cuttings from the shops.
I hope you learned plenty from this guide. Good luck gardening!