Summer Savory



An easy-to-grow annual herb with aromatic leaves that is often compared to marjoram, mint or thyme.


Satureja hortensis

An easy-to-grow annual herb that belongs in the mint family (Lamiaceae). Summer savory has narrow, aromatic leaves that can be used as a seasoning in a wide range of dishes. The delicate flavour that is often compared to marjoram, mint, thyme and/or rosemary. The bushy plants, which grow to about 25 to 30cm tall, will produce small, pale pink flowers in the summer.

Sow seeds in modular trays either undercover in the spring or outdoors in June. Once the seedlings are big enough to handle, transplant into the ground or pots outdoors.

Approximate number of seed per pack: 500