Dimensions 50546365 cm
 

Summer Savory (Satureja Hortensis) Pack Garden Herb Seed Suffolk Herbs

£1.60

3 in stock

Fine bright green leaves with a spicy flavour used most often to flavour beans but also good to add to cooked dishes.

Height 45cm (18″)

Seed Count: 1,500

WHEN TO SOW

In late spring.

SOW OUTSIDE

When the soil has warmed. Sow in shallow drills or broadcast where the plants are to remain. Cover lightly with soil and water well. Prefers good soil in a sunny position. Germination normally takes 2 to three weeks under an ideal temperature of 18-20C.

WHAT TO DO NEXT

Transplant when large enough to handle. Thin the seedlings to 30cm apart and leave to grow. Then leave the plant where it is a it doesn’t take to being moved.

HARVEST

Any time for drying just before flowering. August is the ideal month for harvesting. USES Good for use in cooking meat, fish and eggs. Is ideal melted with buter and drizzled over fish or fresh summer vegetables.

HANDY TIP

The plant will self-sow for next year if some seeds are left to develop on the plant. RECIPE Snap beans with savory butter and bacon. 1lb snap beans, cut 1 tsp salt 1 Tbsp fresh summer savory 1 Tbsp butter 2 slices crisp fried bacon (can be excluded) Cook beans in salted water to cover with the summer savory added to the water. When the beans are done, drain and toss with butter. Serve immediately with bits of the crisply fried bacon over the top.

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