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 Oakland, California.

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?

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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 Oakland, California

Oakland, California

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Growing anise-scented sage in Oakland right now

Light needs for plant anise-scented sage in Oakland, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

October 23rd, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant anise-scented sage in Oakland, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 32.5% ☀️

October 20th, 2021

Oakland is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Oakland is expected to decrease by 32.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.2 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant anise-scented sage in Oakland, California

Daylight will decrease by 1.7 hours 📉

October 22nd, 2021

This month, Oakland is getting an average of 11.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 14.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.2 total hours of da…

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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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Oakland, California ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your anise-scented sage thrive 🌿!

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 Oakland, California

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

October 20th, 2021

The growing potential in Oakland 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 repot any…

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

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