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The Sage Garden Broadleaf, 'Salvia officinalis', has a strong unique flavor and aroma. You will love sage for a variety of reasons. Being a salvia, it has beautiful purple/blue edible flowers and the grey-green foliage is an excellent contrast for the garden. The semi-woody shrub has foliage that has a pebbly texture. The primary use for sage is culinary.Garden Sage has a flavor that is very assertive and very valuable as a digestive aid in many dishes, particularly those relatively high in fat such as pork, veal, duck, and cheese. Sage is also great with carrots, tomatoes, squash, corn and potatoes. Young leaves are eaten fresh in salads or cooked in omelets, breads, poultry stuffing and all types of beans, cabbage, and garlic. Plant in the spring in well drained soil.
Scientific Name : Salvia officinalis

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