Plant Care Blood Sage
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Blood Sage

4.5 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Blood Sage has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Also known as

Red sage, Red sage, Blood sage, Scarlet sage, Texas sage, Tropical sage and Salvia Red

Taxonomy

Salvia coccinea
Salvia
Lamiaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Blood Sage

Water

How often to water your Blood Sage

Water needs for Blood Sage
0.5 cups
every 9

Blood Sage needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Blood Sage

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Red sage in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blood Sage: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Blood Sage may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Blood Sage in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Blood Sage

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Blood Sage: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Blood Sage after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Blood Sage

Blood Sage

Blood Sage


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Blood Sage has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Vikkib avatar
@Vikkib
leaf-1 28 Plants
xp 1,645 XP
globe League City, Texas
07/07/2021

A beauty!

Blooms easily Blooms easily

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