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Satureja hortensis

Common Name(s): Summer savory
Family: Lamiaceae
Growth Habit: Annual
Growing Days: 100 to 160 (days)
Abs.Max=86° (F)    Opt.Max=70° (F)
Opt.Min=57° (F)    Abs.Min=45° (F)
Precipitation: 20 to 31 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 6 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Medium
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day, short day and day neutral
Light Intensity: Very bright
Soils for cultivation should be rich in humus, have good water managemenet ability, and medium firm.
Crop not found in disease search.
Environ. - ornamental, Additive - flavoring, Honey -
Temperate, subtropical-dry summer, steppe and semi-arid
Geographical Origin:
Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Southeastern Europe, Southwestern Europe
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