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 Denver, Colorado.

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 Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado

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Growing anise-scented sage in Denver right now

Light needs for plant anise-scented sage in Denver, Colorado

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 26th, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant anise-scented sage in Denver, Colorado

Sunlight will increase by 32.3% ☀️

January 26th, 2022

Denver is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Denver is expected to increase by 32.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant anise-scented sage in Denver, Colorado

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

January 26th, 2022

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

Hours of daylight will increase by 9.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.2 total hours of dayli…

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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 Denver, Colorado ⛅.

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 Denver, Colorado

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

January 24th, 2022

The growing potential in Denver 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 repot …

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

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