Plant Care anise-scented sage

anise-scented sage

Also known as

anise-scented sage and hummingbird sage

Taxonomy

Salvia guaranitica
Salvia
Lamiaceae
Lamiales

How to care for anise-scented sage

Water

How often to water your anise-scented sage

Water needs for anise-scented sage
0.5 cups
every 9

anise-scented sage needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Columbia, South Carolina.

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 anise-scented sage

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for anise-scented sage in Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

52% Low

Growing anise-scented sage in Columbia right now

Light needs for plant anise-scented sage in Columbia, South Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 2nd, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Columbia is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…

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Light needs for plant anise-scented sage in Columbia, South Carolina

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 23.3% ☀️

November 30th, 2021

Columbia is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Columbia is expected to decrease by 23.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.0 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…

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Light needs for plant anise-scented sage in Columbia, South Carolina

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

December 2nd, 2021

This month, Columbia is getting an average of 8.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.7 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for anise-scented sage in your home

Light needs and placement for plant anise-scented sage: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

anise-scented sage love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Columbia, South Carolina ⛅.

anise-scented sage does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize anise-scented sage

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for anise-scented 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 anise-scented sage after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot anise-scented sage

Nutrient needs for plant anise-scented sage in Columbia, South Carolina

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 2nd, 2021

The growing potential in Columbia is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repo…

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FAQs
Difficulty Level

anise-scented sage is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for anise-scented sage

anise-scented sage

anise-scented sage


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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