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Sage officinalis 'Purple'

Sage officinalis 'Purple'

 - (Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens')

A purple form of the well known broad-leaved Sage.

Price: 29.00

Unit Description:

100 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Flowering Time:

N/A

Height x Spread:

35 x 30 cm

Available to Order:

January - July

Recommend Sales:

February - September

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Consumer Information

Alternative Names:

(Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens')

Narrative Description:

A purple form of the well known broad-leaved Sage.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun, or partial shade with free-draining soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

One of the most frequently used, yet still most popular of the herb varieties in herb gardens, pots and borders, due to the colours, texture and scent.

Accreditations /
Awards:

RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM)

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Height x Spread / Trail:

35 x 30 cm

Features:

Scented

Typical Season:

Autumn

Flower Colour:

Foliage Colour:

purple

Flowering Time:

N/A

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Container

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

A hardy plant which should survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the hardest frosts.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

LAMIACEAE

Genus:

Salvia

Species:

officinalis

Cultivar:

Purple

Alternative Names:

(Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens')

Category:

Herbs

Recommended Pot Sizes:

9cm

11cm

1Ltr

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

24 weeks over Winter

8 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Free draining - keep evenly moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires normal/regular feeding (Standard EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Cool crop 4 -12C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

January - July

Recommended Sales Window:

February - September

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:17/1727/1737/17
Qty:132

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

Point of Sale Material:

Midi 12cm (4.7)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Aphid

Thrip

Whitefly

Common Diseases:

Botrytis

Powdery Mildew

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.

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