Welcome to the complete guide to growing Savory in Perth. In this post, I will take you through what you need to know to grow Savory in your own space.
Herbs are such a delight to grow, and it is actually very easy to do. They smell great in your backyard or balcony, and they can help ease pain, prevent illnesses and more. Amazing!
Best time to grow Savory in Perth
The best time to grow this great herb in Perth, is between Sep-Nov.
If you are considering growing it elsewhere, you better check local weather and seasonal conditions.
Will Savory grow in a pot?
Yes, it will grow fine in a good pot with quality soil.
How much sun is best?
Savory 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 Savory
If you are growing Savory 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?
Savory 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 Savory?
You can harvest Savory at its prime, which is around Pick leaves as required.
What to propagate
You can plant Savory from Seeds, and place each plant around 10-20 centimetres apart.
Frequency in growing Savory
Savory is a Perennial herb.
Did you know?
Here are two interesting herb facts that you may not be aware of.
Fact 1: The actual word “herb” is derived from “Herbs”, a Latin word which means blades, grass or green stalks.
Fact 2: Herbs are used in cooking, as medicines and for spiritual purposes.
These make growing Savory in your own Perth yard even more special, in my opinion.
Enjoy growing Savory in Perth
I hope you enjoy growing Savory in your own space.
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 trust you found this guide useful – now get in the garden!