Plant Care Clary Sage

Clary Sage

Also known as

Clary, clary sage and salvia romana


Salvia sclarea

How to care for Clary Sage


How often to water your Clary Sage

Water needs for Clary Sage
0.5 cups
every 9

Clary 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 Clary Sage

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Clary Sage in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Clary Sage: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Clary Sage love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Clary Sage does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Clary Sage

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Clary 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 Clary Sage after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Clary Sage is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

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Care Summary for Clary Sage

Clary Sage

Clary Sage

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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