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Summer Savory

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Satureja hortensis

An easy to grow annual herb with mauve-blue flowers. Very good with beans

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Sowing instructions: Sow outside in spring. With slender bronze green leaves and lilac tubular flowers, this hardy annual makes an attractive addition to the herb garden. Summer Savory lends an aromatic peppery tang to soups and seafoods. It's mild flavour is useful as an alternative to sage or thyme, and it is also used to aid digestion, reduce fevers and soothe bee stings. Grown next to broad beans it is reputed to help repel black fly. Gather Summer Savory when harvesting your broad beans and cook them together - it does wonders for the flavour.

Height: 45cm (18'). Spread: 30cm (12').

900 seeds Cert. Org.(GB-ORG-6)

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