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Sage

Sage is a shrub with traditional medicinal use and culinary use. It also is sometimes used as an ornamental plant. It has gray leaves and blue/purple flowers.

Origin:

Mediterranean

Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring: SEEDS: Sow seeds outdoors 1-2 weeks before last frost.

Fall: Perennial Plant (produces for multiple years).

Preferred Growing Climate: Full sun

Planting Depth: 1/2”

Plant Spacing: 2′

Days to Germinate: 21 days

Days to Harvest: 75 days

In Season:

Summer

Pairs Well With:

Pork, beef, duck, chicken, pasta

Nutrition Facts:

Amount per 100 grams

Calories: 315

% Daily Value*

Total fat: 13 g    20%

Saturated fat: 7 g    35%

Polyunsaturated fat: 1.8 g

Monounsaturated fat: 1.9 g

Cholesterol: 0 mg    0%

Sodium: 11 mg    0%

Potassium: 1070 mg    30%

Total Carbohydrate: 61 g    20%

Dietary fiber: 40 g    160%

Sugar: 1.7 g

Protein: 11 g    22%

Vitamin A: 117%    Vitamin C: 54%

Calcium: 165%    Iron: 156%

Vitamin D: 0%    Vitamin B-6: 135%

Vitamin B-12: 0%    Magnesium: 107%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.