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Sage Berggarten Variegata

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Sage Variegated  (Berggarten) adds depth of flavour to any savoury dish – eggs, stews and poultry. Forming a dense, mounding shrub to 2’ high and wide, it fits nicely into any garden and can be kept almost indefinitely with an annual root pruning. Low-water, low-maintenance and beautifully fragrant – it’s a joy to grow. This variegated sport of ‘Berggarten’ has thinner, less fuzzy leaves edged irregularly in eye-catching pale yellow. Produces pretty purple blooms much loved by bees and butterflies.
    Sage Berggarten Variegata

    About the Sage Berggarten Variegata

    Care Instructions

    Sage enjoy a free draining soil, not to be waterlogged. If unsure, plant in a raised bed or container. Water well after planting, then once established, water as normal. If in containers, soil may dry out quicker, so aim to keep the soil slightly moist.

    Position, sunlight and more

    Sage loves a warm, sheltered spot in full sun. Alternatively, a bright windowsill.

    Height and Spread

    Sage can grow up to 60-90cm and spread up to 100cm.

    Feeding, Pruning & more

    Feeding - Lay a mulch of compost to help stop soil, from drying out.
    Pruning - Deadhead after flowering to encourage new shoots and fresh leaves. Parent plant can be hard pruned annually.
    Propagation - Take cuttings in early summer, to get new free plants, whilst benefiting the parent plant too.

    Our pot & plant size explained

    At Newlands Nursery we grow and sell plants in a variety of different sizes, from small starter plants up to planted containers. 

    We know it can be tricky to picture the size of each plant. This page gives you an idea of the size of the plants we are sending out.

    Please keep in mind that plants vary from one season to the next. The size of the plant refers to the pot or plug it is grown in, rather than the height of the plant, unless specifically mentioned on the plant page. 

    Picture of plug plant size

    Starter Plant (Plug Plant)

    Plug Size: 2cm by 4cm. Our most popular size. This is often the most economical way of buying plants and is a great way to get a head start on the season. Generally this size is best to be potted up before planting out.

    Picture of Jumbo plug plant

    Jumbo Plug

    Plug Size: 6cm by 7cm. A fantastic alternative to a 9cm pot and saves on plastic too. The plants in this size are well established and give you a head start. This size is perfect for planting straight into containers and baskets as well as the garden.

    Picture of 9cm pot

    9cm pot

    Pot size: 9cm by 9-10cm. This size hold some well established plants, some of which maybe around 1 year old. We sell most of our ranges in this size and most of the plants sold in this size, are established enough to be planted straight outside.

    Picture of 13cm or 1 litre pot

    13cm or 1 litre pot

    Pot size: 12-13cm by 12-15cm Currently our largest size of plant, with the exception of our planted containers. Many of our House Plants are available in this size, as well as some special collections and varieties.

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