This annual Mediterranean herb has been cultivated for its culinary and medicinal uses since 1562. In 1820 Jefferson requested a supply of various pot-herbs from his neighbor George Divers, including Summer Savory, for his Monticello vegetable garden. Jefferson-documented: This plant was documented by Thomas Jefferson in his Garden Book, Notes on the State of Virginia, or other writings.
Sow seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost at 70 degrees F, transplant to 3" pots once they have several true leaves, then transplant to well-drained soil after temperatures remain above 65 degrees F. Approximately 250 seeds per packet.
|Exposure||Planting Method||Planting Depth||Plant Spacing||Size Maturity||Zone|
|Full Sun||Transplant||Surface Sow||6-8" apart||12-18"H||Hardy Annual|