Plant Care anise-scented sage
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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 Jacksonville, Florida.

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

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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 Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida

73% Medium

Growing anise-scented sage in Jacksonville right now

Light needs for plant anise-scented sage in Jacksonville, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

October 23rd, 2021

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Jacksonville is currently medium 👌.

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

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Light needs for plant anise-scented sage in Jacksonville, Florida

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 25.5% ☀️

October 20th, 2021

Jacksonville is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Jacksonville is expected to decrease by 25.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.1 megajoules of energy …

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Light needs for plant anise-scented sage in Jacksonville, Florida

Daylight will decrease by 1.3 hours 📉

October 23rd, 2021

This month, Jacksonville is getting an average of 9.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.6 total hours o…

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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 maximize the potential for growth.

anise-scented sage does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Jacksonville, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample 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 Jacksonville, Florida

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

October 18th, 2021

The growing potential in Jacksonville is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time 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 Jacksonville, Florida, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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