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Berggarten Sage

4" Pot.
Item #147642
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About Berggarten Sage Plants

Explore the versatile appeal of Salvia officinalis ‘Berggarten’ Sage, renowned for its broad, downy gray leaves and robust flavor. Originating from Hanover, Germany, this perennial herb is cherished for its vibrant foliage and culinary versatility. Unlike common sage varieties, Berggarten Sage rarely blooms, which contributes to its prolonged lifespan. Ideal for culinary applications and ornamental use, it thrives in well-drained soil under full sun, making it a charming addition to any garden or landscape.

How to Grow Berggarten Sage

Cultivating Berggarten Sage is a rewarding endeavor that requires minimal effort. Plant this herb in well-drained soil enriched with organic matter, ensuring proper drainage. While it can tolerate rocky soils, wet conditions should be strictly avoided to prevent root rot, which can be detrimental to the plant’s health.

Regular pruning of new growth is essential to maintain the plant’s health and appearance. However, caution should be exercised to avoid pruning into old woody growth, as this may stress the plant. Late fall pruning should also be avoided to protect the plant from winter cold.

With its adaptability to various growing conditions, Berggarten Sage is a versatile addition to any garden or landscape. Whether used in borders, rock gardens, or herb gardens, its compact growth habit and aromatic foliage make it a standout feature. Create a thriving herb garden with Berggarten Sage, offering both culinary delight and ornamental beauty.

Our USDA-Certified Organic herbs come potted in quality soil and ready to plant!

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Bloom Color Blue, Purple
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Years to Bear 1
Zone Range 5 - 11

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your plant matures, it will be approximately 18 - 24" tall x 18 - 24" wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these plants 18 - 24" apart to ensure room for growth.

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 11
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.


Pollination is not required for this variety.

This variety does not require pollination to produce a harvestable crop.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow herbs in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

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