This outdoors growing herb can withstand a light harvest after 5 to 6 weeks. Summer Savory is often used in recipes where Thyme and Sage are called for. Every great herb garden should have a patch. Bees adore the beautiful delicate flowers it produces if left to go to seed.
Summer savoury can be directly sown outdoors after the last frost of your zone. Sow 6 seeds per inch and cover lightly.
Summer savoury originates in southern Europe. It is a traditional ingredient in a mixture commonly known as 'herbes de Provence' This tasty mixture also uses some combination of dried thyme, rosemary, marjoram, oregano, lavender flowers, sage, basil or fennel seed.
|Temperature (C):||15 - 20|
|Blooms:||July To September|
|Site:||Full Sun to Part Shade|
|Height (cm):||18 - 20|
|Spread (cm):||30 - 3|